Akane Apple

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Akane apples are round, bright red fruit with hard, crisp, juicy, white flesh. Tart, sprightly flavor resembling Jonathan. Outstanding red dessert apple and one of the best early season apples. Good for drying and fruit hangs well on tree.

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Pot Size (click on a size to show add to cart button) 1 gallon In Store Pickup Only 2 gallon 3 gallon In Store Pickup Only 5 gallon In Store Pickup Only 7 gallon In Store Pickup Only Bareroot Bareroot plants only available November-April. Shippable!
Rootstock Semi-Dwarf Semi-Dwarf Rootstock
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About Akane Apple

Akane apple has round, bright red fruit with hard, crisp, juicy, white flesh. Tart, sprightly flavor resembling Jonathan. Outstanding red dessert apple. Good for drying. Hangs well on tree. Better keeper than most early fall varieties. Tree is precocious, medium productive and winter hardy. Leaves have yellow tinge. Mid to late season bloom. Thin heavily to get good size fruit. Does well in warmer districts.

  • Latin Name: Malus pumila 'Akane'
  • Also Known As: Prime Red Akane, Prime Red, Tokyo Rose, Tohoku No. 3
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Light: Full Sun (6+ Hours Direct Sunlight), 1/2 Day Sun (3-6 Hours Direct Sunlight)
  • Pollination: Self-fertile. Will produce more with other varieties
  • Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
  • Size at Maturity: 12-16ft.
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Harvest Time: August, September
  • Type: Grafted
  • Food Forest Use: Canopy Layer, Understory Layer
  • Origin: 1937, Morioka Experimental Station, Japan. Parentage: Jonathan x Worcester Pearmain

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quart size potsA guide to choosing the right size

1 Quart = Available for immediate dispatch. Plants are between 3in-36in in height. They are like small plug plants with deep (5in) roots that will get established very quickly.

Bareroot = Field grown plants that have been freshly lifted and supplied with no soil around the roots. Only available during the dormant period November-April.

1 Gallon & larger = Container grown or bare root plants (planted in containers while dormant) and can be planted all year round. Nursery standard container size (also called #1). The size refers to the amount of soil that the container holds which is slightly less than 1 gallon. Please note that at the moment we do not ship gallon and larger plants.