The trees start bearing fruit at a young age. They are not, however, very hardy, and are not very long-lived.
The tree is, though, a heavy bearer. Anoka Apples begin ripening in mid-August.
Anoka Apples can be eaten out of hand, but some feel they are best for cooking.
Anoka Apples do not store well.
Anoka Apples were bred from a cross between Mercer and Duchess apples.