Black Arkansas Apples
Inventory, 40 lbs : 0
This item was last sold on : 11/20/23
Arkansas Black apples are vivid red to dark purple with a somewhat waxy skin. Its flesh is golden hued and juicy with a fine-grained and crisp texture. Its highly aromatic and sweet-tart flavor mellows and becomes more palatable with storage. The flesh as well will soften with storage, when first harvested the Arkansas Black apple is extremely hard, almost to the point that many would find it difficult to eat out of hand.
Arkansas Black apples are available in the mid-fall to early winter.
A member of the rose family, Rosaceae, the exact parentage of the Arkansas Black apple is unknown, but it is believed to be a relative of the Winesap apple. Known as one of the best storage apples the Arkansas Black will keep up to four months in cold storage during which time both the flavor and texture of the apple improves.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Sheraton Carlsbad (20/20)||Carlsbad CA||760-827-2400|