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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Akane"

Regular price $41.50 CAD
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Akane

European Flavour with American Hardiness

            [Acid-medium/high; Sugar-high; Tannin-low]

Eating, Culinary, Juicing

Balanced, Juicy, Tender

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Medium, oblate
  • Skin: Yellow with red flush and streaking
  • Flesh: White-yellowish, tender, coarse-grained 
Flavour:

            Kiwi, strawberry wine aromas and a very intense, crisp, “apple” flavour. Very juicy.

Neat History:

            Bred at the Morioka, Japan in 1937 by crossing Jonathan x Worcester Pearmain, and popularized in the 70's. “Tokyo Rose” was a term for English-speaking, Japanese female radio broadcasters during the Second World War and has been applied as a nickname for the apple.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Early
  • Vigour: Highly vigorous, upright spreading
  • Disease Tolerance: Above Average
  • Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: IV (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Sterile)
  • Cropping: Annual, heavy crop
  • Picking Season: Early September
  • Storage: 1-3 months
  • Special Care: Spur-bearing

 

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