King David Apple Review
"The Tart of Arkansas"
A tart heirloom discovered by the legendary Stark Brothers in the Ozarks in 1893, this tomato-shaped, mahogany-skinned, assemblage of complex flavors will grab your attention just long enough for you to realize the King is dead. In fact, even the Stark Brothers carelessly discarded the King David Apple once its tenuous grasp on the throne was usurped by the upstart Red Delicious (which won their company’s apple contest the very next year and was quickly trademarked). While King David still rules over a smattering of tiny fiefdoms across America, its empire is a pitiful echo of a reign that never was. If tartness is the rule of the day, look to the Kanzi for a more steadfast leader.
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3 thoughts on “King David Apple Review”
I hope the real thing looks better than your picture.
That’s a classic agricultural illustration from the 1800s. If you see one that actually looks like that – DO NOT EAT!
I see apples that look like that all over my farm on a daily basis. They’ve been recycled by the horses.