Apple (Malus pumila 'Arkansas Black') in the Apples Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Various insects
Parentage: Winesap x unknown

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Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Dec 9, 2011 9:46 PM

One of my all time favorites, but a bit hard to find. An extremely firm almost hard apple with just the right combination of tart and sweet and a good keeper.

Very dark red, medium small size fruit.

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