Akane Apple Tree

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Akane, Malus 'Akane', is an apple tree that produces fruit that is attractive, medium sized, bright red, and has firm, white, juicy flesh that is sweet and somewhat spicy. 'Akane' has good scab and mildew resistance and has a harvest time is August. Careful early training, annual pruning and shaping are required to insure healthy and productive trees.

The Akane apple is a cross between a Jonathan and Worcester Pearmin. Because of this heritage, the Akane is an excellent dessert apple, with a sweet spicy flavor and distinct aroma, but does not store well. Ideal for coastal climates. Akane is very reliable, even in poor fruit years you can count on this tree to have fruit on it!

Suggested pollinators for the Akane apple are the Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith and the Golden Delicious.


Growing Zones 5-9
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Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Malus 'Akane'
Mature Height Semi-Dwarf: 15-20'
Soil Type Widely adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Fruiting Time 3 - 5 years