Yes, the Black Diamond apple has so far only been grown around 3,100 meters above sea level in Nyingchi, Tibet. They grow on trees almost identical to those that grow red and green apples, but the fruit these trees bear couldn’t be any more different to the ones we find in the supermarkets.Where to buy black apples in China?
Instead of selling their produce at local markets or grocery stores across the globe, they have chosen to sell their black apples in high-end grocery stores in Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou. Customers can buy these apples in gift baskets that include anything from 6 to 8 apples and will cost you just over $42 for the whole pack.What makes the Nyingchi Apple unique?
The unique apples owe their color to their native geography in Nyingchi, a small city in the mountains of Tibet, where they receive a lot of ultraviolet light during the day but the temperature fluctuates dramatically at night, causing the skin to develop a deep, dark color. The flesh inside is white and bright like any other apple.What are black diamond apples?
Black Diamond apples are a rare variety from the family of Hua Niu apples (also known as the Chinese Red Delicious). The name is a little misleading because they aren't exactly black, but rather a dark hue of purple.