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Black Oxford apple


Round deep purple fruit with a black bloom.


Visitor reviews

  • 28 Oct 2011  John Hempel,  PA, United States
    A good friend from MA gave me one from her tree. Wonderful flavor - more intense, both sweet and tart vs. Winesap (which I greatly admire) is about all I can say. Wish I knew where to get some in PA.
  • 16 Oct 2011  Eliza,  NJ, United States
    Very crisp. Slightly tart with a strong cider-like flavor.

Tree register

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Spring blossom records for this variety

2016 season

  • 2nd June  2016  - tree owned by B. in Searsmont, United States

2015 season

  • May  2015  - tree owned by Michelle in Kenai Peninsula, United States

2014 season

  • 4th May  2014  - tree owned by Jeff in Reading, United States
  • May  2014  - tree owned by Michelle in Kenai Peninsula, United States

2012 season

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Harvest records for this variety

2016 season

  • 2nd week September  2016  - tree owned by B. in Searsmont, United States

2015 season

  • November  2015  - tree owned by Roger in Madison Heights, United States
  • 1st week October  2015  - tree owned by Michelle in Kenai Peninsula, United States

2014 season

  • October  2014  - tree owned by Michelle in Kenai Peninsula, United States

2011 season

  • 3rd week October  2011  - tree owned by veggiesintc@gmail.com in Empire, United States
  • 1st week October  2011  - tree owned by Dan in Freeport, United States

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Maine, United States
  • Introduced: 1860s
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1626

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Juice
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Flavour style: Sweet/Sharp
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Tolerates cold winters


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