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Jonagored apple

Conical shaped apple with streaky red blush, crackled with russet that masks large tan lenticels. Light Yellow green flesh. Very juicy and sweet, tempered with a little tartness.

USDA identification images for Jonagored

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.


    This variety is a sport (natural genetic mutation) of: Jonagold

    Visitor reviews

    • 09 Oct 2017  United Kingdom
      Love these apples, they are so good to eat, prefer them to any other variety. Bought 3 small trees in the late 70s, early 80s and now get a lovely crop.
    • 02 Sep 2013  Hungary
      Great variety, better that Jonagold Decosta or Jonica!

    Tree register

    United States

    United Kingdom

    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2019 season

    • 18th April  2019  - tree owned by Helen in Liverpool, United Kingdom

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    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Sport of Jonagold
    • Originates from: Halen, Belgium
    • Introduced: 1985
    • Developed by: Jos Morren
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1987-056


    • Country of origin: Belgium
    • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999


    • Picking season: Late


    • Flowering group: 1
    • Pollinating others: Poor
    • Ploidy: Triploid
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Jonagored:

    United States

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