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Jonared

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Jonathan. It was discovered in 1930 by William Uecher at Peshastin, Washington,USA and introduced in 1934. Fruits have soft, fine-textured, fairly juicy flesh with a sweet and faintly pleasant flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Jonathan

Accession No.
1957 - 004

  

Accession name
Jonared
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
absent 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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