Arkansas Black

Discovered 1842 Northwest Arkansas
Parentage Winesap x Unknown
Harvest Late Season

Arkansas Black is a crisp, tart, conical apple with a dark peel and pale yellow flesh. It is widely used for baking, processing and cider making. Look for Arkansas Black in late October. This multipurpose apple is an excellent keeper, and it is natural for its skin to darken in storage.


Arkansas Black probably developed from the Winesap in 1870 in Bentonville, Arkansas.

This apple is grown at 2 New England orchards