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Jonathan

This popular heirloom cooking apple has a mild to tart, spicy, tangy flavor. Its flesh is crisp and juicy, its deep red skin a bit tough. Applesauce made with Jonathans turns a pretty pink color from the brilliant red skin color. Two cautionary notes about Jonathans are that they have a short storage life, and they are not especially good for a baked apple recipe. These medium-sized apples are harvested in mid-September through mid-October.

Discovered: Early 1800s Ulster County, New York

Parentage: Esopus Spitzenburg x Unknown

Harvest: Late Season

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THE SEASON IS IN FULL BLOOM AT APPLE HILL FARM

Blueberries, raspberries, and black currents are ready to be picked at Apple Hill Farm, 580 Mountain Road, Concord, New Hampshire, and apples will soon be on the way!

Pick-your-own hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. 

In addition to berries, Apple Hill has lots of fresh vegetables, jams, jellies and fresh baked goods at the farm stand. The farm stand is open daily until 5:30 p.m.

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