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Black Limbertwig Apple

Malus domestica 'Black Limbertwig'
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Black Limbertwig is one of the best cider apples with a hard, aromatic flesh and a greenish skin covered with a dull red blush. It is good for fresh eating, pies and jelly, but especially for cider.

Once a well-known Southern apple dating back to late 1700's Georgia. Known to many as the "Old Fashion Limbertwig" because it is the oldest, there are around 20 types of Limbertwigs, which are named so because of the droopy nature of their limbs.

Height
12-15
Spread
10-15
Zone
5-10
Color
Blushed; Green
Categories
Apple--- Heirloom Varieties
Tags
Late seasonAromaticLong-term keeperFull SunAverage skillCooking or baking

Harvest Period
Other Attributes
  Aromatic
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required