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Apple 'Akane' Semi-dwarf

Malus domestica

Interesting Flower Provides edible fruit

Characteristics:
*Important* Fruit trees, in general, have unique maintenance needs in terms of pruning, harvesting, and pest and disease management. Visit portlandfruit.org or homeorchardsociety.org for more fruit tree care info.

Growing Conditions:
Grows best in well drained, moist soil and in full sun.

Uses:
A bright red apple with a sweet-spicy flavor. Considered ideal for cooking, especially for pies and other desserts. Round, bright red fruit with hard, crisp, juicy, white flesh. Tart, sprightly flavor resembling Jonathan. Good for drying. Hangs well on tree and is a better keeper than most Fall varieties.

Height:
20' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Rounded

Flowers:
Five-petalled, pinkish-white flowers.

Leaves:
Medium-sized, ovate and lightly pubescent underneath.

Bark:
Shiny, gray-brown and scaly.

Disease-resistant cross between Jonathan and Worcester Pearmain. Akane is pronounced 'ah-cahn-nuh.' Requires one other variety of apple for pollination.