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Jonalicious

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling discovered in 1933 by Anna Morris Daniels in Abilene, Texas, USA. It was introduced in 1960 by Stark Bros. Nurseries, Louisiana, Missouri. Fruits have firm, crisp, juicy flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Jonathan x Red Delicious

Accession No.
1974 - 013

  

Accession name
Jonalicious
Flowering time  ›››
16th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
medium 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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