Inside, its white flesh is firm and crisp, yet juicy, with a tart, complex flavour.
The tree can be a light producer, but it can also can need pruning. Its leaves are tinged yellow.
Akane Apples produce a late summer / early fall harvest.
Akane Apples are currently being grown in America and New Zealand.
Akane Apples are suitable for fresh eating and also dry well.
They hold their shape during cooking.
Akane Apples store well even on the tree, without falling off.
Akane Apples were developed by the Tohoku Agricultural Experiment station in Japan in 1970 from a cross between Jonathan and Worcester Pearmain apples.