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Arkansas Black Apple Tree

Very good after months of storage.


One of the prettiest apples with a deep red color and perfect shape. Excellent for fresh eating or cooking, but best flavor is after a couple of months of storage. Very firm, tart flesh. Great addition to applesauce or cider. Late season maturity; pollinates other varieties that bloom from mid to late season. Zones 6–8.
  • Height 15-20 feet
  • Light Required Needs full sun for maximum flower and fruit production.

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  • Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Arkansas Black'
  • Height: 15-20 feet
  • Spacing: 20 feet
  • Depth: Graft or bud union should be just above the soil line. Place the plant in the hole at the same level it was grown by the nursery. This is where the roots start and the tops shoots begin. Spread the roots out evenly. Gently work the soil around the roots do not pack the soil. Water plant thoroughly.
  • Spread: 10-15 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Needs full sun for maximum flower and fruit production.
  • Pollinator: Granny Smith, Golden Delicious
  • Blooms: Spring
  • Fruit: Deep red color and perfect shape with very firm, tart flesh.
  • Form: Upright, spreading tree
  • Flower Form: White showy, fragrant flowers
  • Soil Requirements: Average, evenly moist, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate

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