Strikingly beautiful, dark purplish-red fruits turn nearly black at maturity. Very crisp flesh, coarse, greenish-white, sharp flavor, improving with age. Keeps all winter. Resistant to cedar-apple rust and some resistance to scab and fireblight. Will tolerate low desert heat. Consider Grimes Golden, and/or Newtown Pippin for pollination.
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9,10
Fruit Storage: Good
Mature Size: Small
Ripens: Very Late
Uses: Fresh eating/ dessert, cooking (puree, applesauce, apple butter), baking, juice/hard cider
Size when shipped: 5/8 inch caliper (width around trunk)
Height prior to shipment: 4 ft.
Shape when shipped : Whips (no branching)
Certified Organic Trees are shipped bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through mid-April depending on USDA zone.