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Jonalicious apple

The perfect combination of sugar and spice - taste of Red Delicious and the tart freshness of Jonathan. A crisp texture makes it ideal for eating, cooking or fresh eating. Keeps extremely well. 2½ to 3 inch fruit is bright red with yellow under color.

Jonalicious identification images

USDA identification images for Jonalicious

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.

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    United States

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Seedling of Jonathan x Red Delicious
    • Introduced: 1933
    • Developed by: Anna Morris Daniels

    Using

    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
    • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Food uses: Culinary
    • Food uses: Dual purpose

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 5
    • Ploidy: Diploid

    Climate

    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)

    Identification

    • Country of origin: United States
    • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
    • Fruit size: Large
    • Fruit colour: Red

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Jonalicious:

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