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Arkansas Black Apple

Malus domestica 'Arkansas Black'
  • Summary
  • Hardiness Zone & More

Arkansas Black is a old-time heritage variety that has been a favorite in the south for years. It is very late maturing, along with Granny Smith and Braeburn. When mature it has very dark, almost black skin. The fruit has a distinctive tart flavor and can be used for many purposes.

Arkansas Black was probably a seedling of Winesap discovered in Benton County, Arkansas around 1870. It is also know as Arkansas Black Twig.

Height
12-16
Spread
12-15
Zone
5-8
Color
Blackish-red
Categories
Apple--- Heirloom Varieties
Tags
Late bloomingPollinizer neededMedium size fruitAverage vigorSpreading habitLate fall

Bloom Character
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
  Late fall
Other Attributes
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required