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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.