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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Akane

Akane is an attractive early-season eating apple with a good pedigree and a sweet/sharp flavor.
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Growing


Apple tree
Akane
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Akane
Picking seasonEarly
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Akane
General resistanceGood
FireblightSome resistance
ScabSome resistance
Cedar apple rustSome resistance
MildewSome resistance
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Climate


Apple tree
Akane
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
(5) -20F / -29C
(6) -10F / -23C
(7) 0F / -18C
(8) 10F / -12C
(9) 20F / -7C
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Apple tree
Akane
Country of originJapan
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorRed
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