Medium size, bright red, fully or nearly fully colored. Flavor is Jonathan-like, but less acid. Keeps 10 weeks.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Parentage: PRI 855-102 x NJ 31
- Originates from: United States
- Introduced: 1965
- Developed by: PRI (Purdue Rutgers Illinois Co Op)
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1752
- UK National Fruit Collection accession number: 1994-052
- Harvest period: Late season
- Flowering period: Early season
- Flowering group: 1
- Period of origin: 1950 - 1999
- Cedar apple rust - Some susceptibility
Relationships to other varieties
Parents and other ancestors of this variety:
References and further reading about this variety
- Cedar-Apple Rust
Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
Rated as susceptible - control usually needed where CAR is prevalent.
Jonafree identification photos from official fruit collections
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- George Cochran in MAPLE CITY, MI
- Mark A. Rock in COLUMBIA STATION, OHIO
- Matt in EMMETT, MI
- Thomas Griffith in COTTAGE GROVE, WI
Where to buy apples
United Statesmap >
- Sweetser's Apple Barrel and Orchards, Cumberland Center
- Alber's Orchard & Cider Mill, Manchester
New Jerseymap >
- Riamede Farm, Chester