Malus domestica Borkh.
Discovered in 1893 in a hedgerow in Washington County, Arkansas, USA. It was introduced in 1902 by stark bros., Louisiana, USA. Fruits have rather coarse flesh with a subacid, slightly sweet flavour.
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Jonathan x Winesap or Arkansas Black
Truncate conical 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
6th May 10% flowering
11th May Full (80%) flowering
18th May 90% petal fall
Mid October 1
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register