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Jonafree apple


Medium size, bright red, fully or nearly fully colored. Flavor is Jonathan-like, but less acid. Keeps 10 weeks.


Jonafree identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Tree register

United States

Origins

  • 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: 1994-052

Using

  • Harvest period: Late season

Growing

  • Flowering period: Early season
  • Flowering group: 1
  • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


Diseases

  • Cedar apple rust  - Some susceptibility


Where to buy fresh fruit

United States


Canada




References

  • Cedar-Apple Rust  
    Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
    Rated as susceptible - control usually needed where CAR is prevalent.


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