Apple, Akane


Malus domestica

This flavorful and disease resistant apple is another top variety for the Pacific NW. Its consistent production, early ripening, and juicy, crisp taste makes it a top pick for many growers. Resistant to mildew and fire blight. Very resistant to apple scab.

USDA Zone: 5-9

Pollination: Needs a different apple as a pollinator to produce fruit.

Time to productivity: 2-3 years depending on conditions.

Ripening time: Early September.

Storage length: 1 month, best for fresh eating and drying.




Pronounced 'ah-kah-nay,' this firm, crisp and fully-flavored red eating apple produces good crops every year, no matter how bad the spring pollinating weather. The scab and mildew-resistant apple from Japan is an excellent variety for the organic grower. It ripens in early to mid September. USDA Zone: 4-9