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Apple
Arkansas Black 

 

 

 

 
SummaryA long-keeping tart apple from Arkansas, USA - which goes almost black in storage.




Identification

Arkansas Black




Fruit colour




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeSmall




Fruit shapeRound




Using

Arkansas Black




FlavorGood




Flavour styleSweet/Sharp




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping3 months or more




Cooking resultTextured puree




Growing

Arkansas Black




Picking




CroppingGood




VigourLarge




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Self-sterile
Gardening skillAverage




ProblemsScab - Some resistance
Fireblight - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Very resistant

Other

Arkansas Black




Country of originUnited States




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