Apple - Akero

Akero Apple

Malus domestica
A beautiful summer apple from Sweden.

Origin: Sweden 1759

Pollination:  Akero is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Akero Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Akero

Akero apple is an old variety probably of Swedish origin. It either arose as a seedling at the Akero mansion south of Stockholm or was brought there from Holland c1759. It was first recorded in 1858 by the pomologist Olof Eneroth. Formerly grown in Scandinavia and Northern Germany. Still grown in Sweden.

Medium to large, oval fruit. Pink flush over a pale primrose skin. Pale cream, juicy flesh. Refreshing flavour with a savoury tang. Upright, vigorous tree. Very hardy. Good cropper.



Main characteristics of Akero

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Savoury
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Aug
Season of use  Aug

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good

Pollination date  7
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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