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Apple
Akane 

 

 

 

 
SummaryOne of the best early-season apples, better known in the USA than Europe, but would appeal to European tastes too.




Identification

Akane




Fruit colourRed




Flesh colourWhite




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeShort-round-conical




Using

Akane




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleStrawberry / raspberry




Ripening periodMid-Late season




Use/Keeping1 week




Cooking resultKeeps shape




Growing

Akane




Picking




CroppingHeavy




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Self-sterile
Gardening skill




ProblemsScab - Some resistance
Mildew - Some resistance
Fireblight - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance

Other

Akane




Country of originJapan




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