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Akane

Apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1937 at Morioka Experimental Station, Japan. Introduced in 1970. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a pleasant flavour.

Synonyms:
Prime Red, Primerouge, Tohoku, Tohoku No.3, Tokyo Rose
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1972 - 006

  

Accession name
Akane
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid august 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register