An heirloom apple variety from Sweden, quite widely grown in Scandanavia, very handsome fruit.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Parentage: Unknown
- Originates from: Sweden
- Introduced: 18th century
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1217
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1927-013
- Some historical details taken with kind permission from 'The New Book of Apples' by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards , illustrated by Elisabeth Dowle, published by Ebury Press, 2002.
- Flowering period: Early-Mid season
- Flowering group: 2
- Fertility: Self-sterile
- Ploidy: Diploid
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The following Akero trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.
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- Axel Kratel in Santa Cruz, CALIFORNIA
- Brian Van Erem in Green Bay, WI
- Dan Spratlen in Camano Island, WASHINGTON / USA
- Ed Ramby in Wales, MAINE
- Eric Powell in MD
- Paula Reinbold in Rush, COLORADO
- Ross Maxwell in Strathpeffer, ROSS-SHIRE
- Helmut Mueller in Neukirch, THURGAU
- Rajat in Shimla, HIMACHAL PARDESH/ INDIA
- Ann in Manturovo, KOSTROMA OBLAST
Latest Spring blossom records for this variety
- 15th May 2016 - tree owned by Brian in Green Bay, United States
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