Malus domestica 'Akane'
Pronounced 'ah-kah-nay,' this firm, crisp and fully-flavored red eating apple produces good crops every year, no matter how bad the spring pollinating weather.
The scab and mildew-resistant apple from Japan is an excellent variety for the organic grower. It ripens in early fall.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 4
Mature Height: 5'-8' (Mini Dwarf), 14'-22' (Semi Dwarf)
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: Early Fall
Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer
Mini-Dwarf Rootstock: EMLA 27
Semi-Dwarf Rootstock: MM106
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