Their pale yellow skin is flushed with deep red.
Inside, they have coarse, firm, cream-coloured flesh with a sweet flavour.
Akero Apples are a late summer harvest.
Akero Apples are suitable for fresh eating.
Akero Apples store relatively well.
Akero Apples were developed in Sweden during the 1600s or 1700s (some sources pin it down to 1759.) Some say it was either found as a chance seedling at a home, or was brought to Akero around 1759. First recorded in 1858 by an Olof Eneroth.
The original tree is still extant (as of 2000.)
Akero is a town in Sweden south of Stockholm.