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Apple
Jonathan 

 

 

 

 
SummaryA classic American variety, and widely regarded as one of the best flavoured with a good sweet/sharp balance. A precocious and productive tree in US apple-growing regions.




Identification

Jonathan




Fruit colour




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeSmall




Fruit shapeShort-round-conical




Using

Jonathan




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleSweeter




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping




Cooking resultTextured puree




Growing

Jonathan




Picking




CroppingHeavy




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Partially self-fertile
Gardening skill




ProblemsCanker - Some susceptibility
Scab - Very susceptible
Mildew - Some susceptibility
Fireblight - Very susceptible
Woolly aphid - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Very susceptible

Other

Jonathan




Country of originUnited States




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