Beautiful, medium size, smooth, round, dark purplish red fruits. Crisp, juicy, very firm, yellow flesh. Very good quality. Arkansas Black can be used for fresh eating, cider, and cooking. Excellent keeper that is resistant to cedar apple rust and somewhat resistant to codling moth.


Ripens in late October or November

Zones 5-8

Arkansas Black Apple

  • Soil Preference: 

    • Moist, well-drained soil, 
    • Wet soil


    • Dry sites, 
    • Occasional drought, 
    • Wet sites, 
    • Occasional flooding, 
    • Alkaline soil, 
    • Clay soil