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Apple tree
Arkansas Black

Arkansas Black is an unusual and attractive apple, used as a winter apple after maturing in a cold store.
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Using


Apple tree
Arkansas Black
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Hard cider
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Aromatic
Cooking resultTextured puree
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple tree
Arkansas Black
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Arkansas Black
General resistanceGood
ScabSome resistance
FireblightSome resistance
Cedar apple rustVery resistant
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Climate


Apple tree
Arkansas Black
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
(6) -10F / -23C
(7) 0F / -18C
(8) 10F / -12C
(9) 20F / -7C
(10) 30F / -1C
Summer average maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Arkansas Black
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorCrimson
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