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Akero

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Sweden. Known in the mid 1700s and brought to notice by pomologist Eneroth in about 1850. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a sweet to subacid aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Aakero, Akera, Akero galsaplple, Akero-apple, AkeroaebleAkeroapfel, Akeroaple, Akeroglasaplen, Apfel von Akero, Okera, Okere, Schmidt's Junkerapfel, Schmidts Junkerapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1927 - 013

  

Accession name
Akero
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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