Black Twig Apple

Origin: 1830s Deep South

Description: Blacktwig AKA Mammoth Blacktwig: Vigorous, disease resistant and an excellent keeping quality makes Black Twig a great choice for the home orchard.  This multi-purpose apple requires storage before it reaches its maximum flavor.

Uses: Fresh Eating, Cider, Wildlife

Flavor: Sweet / Acidic Tannic

Fruit Size: Meduim – Large

Flowering period:

Ploidy: Possible Triploid

Vigor: High

Ripens: September – October

Chill Hours:

Keeps: 6 Months+



Cedar Apple Rust:

Image Courtesy of: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705