An antique apple belived to have originated from a
winesap seedling in Arkansas in 1870
Medium size apple, smooth, round, dark red to almost black in color with
yellow flesh. Hard and crunchy texture, distinctive aromatic flavor. A
semi-tart flavor, not a sweet apple.
Late Spring to Early Summer
Mid to late October
(South Central PA)
EMLA26, Dwarf, Mature Height 10-12ft.
An excellent eating apple, also great for pie-making and cider. A good
keeper for as long as six to eight months in the refrigerator. Flavor
mellows with storage.