Arkansas Black Apple

$49.95

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Arkansas Black Apple

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$49.95

Arkansas Black Apple (Malus domestica) is a deep-red delight, known for its firm flesh and long shelf life. This apple variety is perfect for storing, ensuring a supply of flavorful fruits throughout the year. Its blossoms in spring add a touch of elegance to gardens.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 5-8
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 800-1000

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 15-20′ tall, 15-20′ wide
Plant Spacing: 15-20′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright spreading
Rootstock: M106

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Cross-pollination required
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 2.5-3″
Fruit Flavor: Tart
Fruit Color and Appearance Dark red, rough skin
Harvest Time: Late Oct – Early Nov
Yield & Storage: Moderate, stores well
Years to Bear: 2-5

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Apple Scab Resistance: Moderately Susceptible
Fire Blight Resistance: Susceptible
Cedar-Apple Rust Resistance: Resistant
Powdery Mildew Resistance: Moderately Resistant
Codling Moth Resistance: Susceptible
Apple Maggot Resistance: Susceptible

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 50-80 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Tian Shan mountains of Kazakhstan
Nitrogen Fixing: No

Arkansas Black Apple

$49.95

In stock