Stay me with flagons; comfort me with apples.
ARKANSAS BLACK originated in Arkansas about 1870, and is speculated to be a seedling of Winesap. Medium in size, the color is a lively red, deepening on the exposed side to a purplish red or nearly black. Flesh is yellowish, very hard and crisp, with a distinctive aromatic flavor. It is a long keeper that improves in storage. Ripens in October or November. Good for cider and cooking.
- Mid Fall - October
- Pollen Sterile
- Stores well