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Black Twig Apple

Malus domestica 'Black Twig'
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Black Twig has medium-large fruit that is red flushed over a greenish-yellow skin.  It is very firm with yellow flesh.  It is quite tart, but excellent for eating and cider.  Reported resistant to many apple diseases.  Ripens in mid-late season.

Alternate Names:  Arkansaw, Mommoth Black Twig, Paragon

Black Twig originated in Tennessee around 1833, and is a distinct variety from Arkansas Black which it resembles.  It may have been a seedling of Winesap.  It was very popular in the south.

Height
12-15
Spread
10-15
Zone
6-9
Color
Bright red
Categories
Apple--- Heirloom Varieties
Tags
Mid-season bloomingMedium size fruitAverage vigorLate seasonMid-seasonFull Sun

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Fruit Characteristics
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Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required