Arkansas Black Spur Apple
Pollinator Required ? Yes
Type : Standard
Characteristics : Sweet
Mature Height : 14-16 feet
Support Required : No
Bloom Period : N/A
Sun Exposure : Full Sun
Will Produce Fruit In: 3-5 years
Harvest Period : Early Sept
Soil Type : all types
Arkansas Black Spur Apple Tree - Malus domestica "Arkansas Black Spur" :
The Arkansas Black Spur Apple is a large, late season fruit. It is a very late maturing variety grown primarily in the Southeast. The distinctive dark red skin encases a high quality fruit even where summer nights are warm. Use this apple for dessert and cooking. This is a great variety to add in a cider blend, providing a high acid, spicy flavor. They have an excellent storage life. They keep for many months. Arkansas Black blooms in mid-season and is a great pollinator for early blooming apple varieties, varieties blooming in the middle of the season, and varieties blooming late in the season.
Grows in Zones 5 to 9. More info on Hardiness Zones
Zone 5 -10 Degrees °F to -20 Degrees °F
Zone 9 +30 Degrees °F to +20 Degrees °F
Apple eater comments:
"The best eating apple I have ever had"
Tart but not bitter...too bad this is not more widely produced.
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