Black Oxford

Sweet Tart
Description

Black Oxford, noted for its dark skin color, has a contrasting bright white flesh with a slight hint of green. A medium-sized sweet-tart apple, this heirloom variety is valued by pie and cider makers. Its flavor improves in time, and its storage life is exceptional.

Discovered: 1790 Oxford County, Maine

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Late Season

History

Black Oxford was first discovered in Oxford County, Maine, around 1790.