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ARKANSAS BLACK

Arkansas Black apple

Buy Arkansas Black: Please come see us at the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers Market. Our stand is in front of Restaurant Lago, just below 3rd Street Promenade on Arizona avenue.

Season: October, November

Description: One of the most firm firm and crisp of all apples, yet juicy. Flavor is pleasantly tart to sweet tart, mellows with storage. Good keeper. Heirloom variety, possibly raised by a settler called John Crawford in Arkansas, USA in the 1840s, and certainly widely grown in Arkansas and Missouri later that century. It is thought to be a seedling of Winesap. This apple is notable for the extremely dark coloration, which becomes almost black after storage.

We have quoted from and are indebted to http://www.orangepippin.com/
for information on the history of this apple variety.

Size: field run, large apple.

Suggested uses: Baking, applesauce, fresh eating.

Shelf life: Will keep at 32 degrees for 6 weeks.

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