Definition of Arkansas Black
: a dark red to reddish-purple apple with a crisp, yellow flesh and a mildly sweet flavor Arkansas Black is a popular heirloom said to have come from a Winesap seedling in the Ozark Mountains around 1870. It's a beautiful apple—rock-hard when first picked—and a good winter keeper. — Tom Stebbins, Chattanooga (Tennessee) Times Free Press, 8 Mar. 2008
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