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Fruit tree comparison - Akane
Apple trees

Akane

Akane is an attractive early-season eating apple with a good pedigree and a sweet/sharp flavor.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Easy
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Ripens over a period

Using

Picking season? Early
Use / keeping? 1 week
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweet/Sharp

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin Japan
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Red
Leaf colour Green