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Jonagold

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid.Raised in 1943 at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, New York, USA. It was introduced in 1968. Fruits have creamy white, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and good rich flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Jonathan
Sports:
Crowngold
Wilmuta
Decosta
New Jonagold
Excel
Jomured
Jonagored
Jonica
Jorayca
Jored
Josegold
King Jonagold
Prince Jonagold D'H
Red Jonaprince
Rubinstar
Veekmans-Jonaster

Accession No.
2000 - 113

  

Accession name
Jonagold (EMLA)

Accession No.
1982 - 291

  

Accession name
Jonagold (LA 78A)
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
70.17 mm 1
Width
78.18 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy-very juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register