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Fruit tree comparison - Arkansas Black
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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Growing


Apple tree
Arkansas Black
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
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Using


Apple tree
Arkansas Black
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Hard cider
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
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Disease resistance


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


Apple tree
Arkansas Black
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 5 (-29C)
Summer 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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