Akee being displayed at feast of the sense display having just been picked with their leaves

(1/5) Akee being displayed at feast of the sense display having just been picked with their leaves

Showing ripe akee fruit and seeds, two of the three seeds with their arils still in place

(2/5) Showing ripe akee fruit and seeds, two of the three seeds with their arils still in place By Rik Schuiling / TropCrop - Tropical Crops Services [CC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

Part of ripe akee fruit with two seeds with their arils still attached

(3/5) Part of ripe akee fruit with two seeds with their arils still attached By Rik Schuiling / TropCrop - Tropical Crops Services [CC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

Akee fruit on tree

(4/5) Akee fruit on tree By DocTaxon [Public Domain Mark 1.0] (Photo Credits)

Akee For Sale (Size: Large)  (Grown from Seed)

(5/5) Akee For Sale (Size: Large) (Grown from Seed)

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Akee

Blighia sapida
The brightly coloured orange-red fruits split when fully ripe to reveal three large shiny black seeds, each is partly surrounded but the soft, creamy arils. Akee pods should be allowed to fully ripen on the tree before picking. Prior to cooking the arils ... Read More
Other Names: Ackee, Achee, Ackee Apple

$29.00

Specifications of Akee

Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 3 Plants (Male and Female)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May

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