Akane (Also known as: Prime Red, Tokyo Rose) is a Japanese cross between Jonathan x Worcester Pearmain developed by the Tohoku Agricultural Experiment station in 1937.

Round, bright red fruit with hard, juicy, white flesh which has a well balanced, sprightly flavor resembling Jonathan. Good for eating or drying. Hangs well on tree and is a better keeper than most Fall varieties.

The tree is an early bearer, but can be a shy producer. It will bear well in low chill climates, needing to be heavily thinned for a good size. Akane is resistant to rust, powdery mildew, fireblight, and moderately resistant to scab. Fruit ripens late August to early September in upstate New York.

G.16 Dwarf rootstock (35% of standard)

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$27.75 each
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