Jonagold

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Description

The popular Jonagold is a handsome apple with an orangish-red blush. This crisp and juicy apple is less acidic than Golden Delicious and has a honey-like flavor. Look for Jonagolds in early to mid-October.

Discovered: 1943 Geneva, New York

Parentage: Jonathan x Golden Delicious

Harvest: Midseason

History

Jonagold is a cross between Golden Delicious and Jonathan, and it was first developed at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York in 1943, then later introduced in 1968.

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