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Jonathan

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated on the farm of Philip Rick, Woodstock, Ulster County, New York, USA. It was first described in 1826 by Judge Buel who named the apple after Jonathan Hasbrouck. Fruits have soft, fine-textured, fairly juicy flesh with a sweet and fairly pleasant flavour.

Synonyms:
Djonathan, Dzhonatan, Dzonetn, Esopus Spitzenberg (New), Johnathan, King Philip, King Philipp, Philip Rick, Philipp Rick, Pomme Jonathan, Ulster, Ulster Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Parentage:
Esopus Spitzenburg x Unknown
Mother to:
Prinses Irene
Lucullus
Prinses Marijke
Jonadel
Prinses Margriet
Monroe
King David
Fukutami
Idared
Chieftain
Prins Bernhard
Hatsuaki
Jonalicious
King Cole
President Boudewijn
Herma
Undine
Murasaki
Mimi
Father to:
Idajon
Shinko
Holiday
Minjon
Jonagold
Oranje de Sonnaville
Cacanska Pozna
Jonamac
Red Granny Smith
Mariborka
Prinses Beatrix
Directeur van de Plassche
Megumi
Jonagored Supra
Goldjon
Leonie de Sonnaville
Appel van Paris
Kougetsu
Sports:
Blackjon
Jonared
Kapai Red Jonathan

Accession No.
1979 - 164

  

Accession name
Jonathan (EMLA 1)
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

Accession No.
1965 - 043

  

Accession name
Jonathan (b)

Accession No.
1965 - 036

  

Accession name
Jonathan (a)

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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