Creston is a large, late-season, conical apple resembling Jonagold in shape, color, and flavor. Yellow with a red blush or stripes, its yellow flesh is crisp, juicy, and sweet. There are mixed reviews on its storage ability; some say it stores better than Jonagold, while others claim it can become greasy or soft in storage. It has excellent flavor and crispness.
Discovered: 1998, Canada
Parentage: Golden Delicious x NJ 381049
Harvest: Late Season
Creston was developed in 1998 at Canada’s Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre in Summerland, British Columbia. It is a hybridization of Golden Delicious x NJ 381049.