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Akero



A beautiful summer apple from Sweden.

Origin: Sweden, 1759

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

Akero apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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.

Characteristics of Akero apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourSavoury
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug
Season of useAug
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date7
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners