Parentage: Winesap seedling
Origin: Bentonville, Arkansas
Ripening Period: Late October
Storage: Keeps for 3 months or more
Flavor: Mostly tart
Uses: Eating, cooking (textured puree), juice, hard cider
Availability at Wilson’s Orchard: Pick-your-own
Interesting Tidbits: In the late 1800s, Arkansas Black made up between 10-15% of the state apple crop in Arkansas, but today it only makes up between 3-5%.