King David apple trees have many admirers. The first was Ben Frost of Durham, Arkansas who discovered the King David apple along a fence row in the late 1800’s. King David apple tree is a versatile fruit for cider, pies, sauce, and eating. Its admirers boast that it is the most wonderful eating apple in the world. It is a medium size deep dark red apple. It has firm, crisp, spicy, juicy yellow flesh. The King David apple tree is thought to be a cross between Jonathan x Arkansas Black, this solid red late-season apple hangs late on the tree and should be picked when full color develops.