Red Jonaprince is a cultivar of Jonagold with a nearly solid red color that is bright to dark red. Its skin is smooth with brownish-yellow lenticels (or pores). The shape of this medium-sized apple is wider than it is high. Red Jonaprince is an aromatic variety with creamy-colored flesh, which is juicy and firm, and its flavor is a nice balance of sugar and acid.
Discovered: 1994, Weert, The Netherlands
Harvest: Early Season
Red Jonaprince was discovered in an orchard in Weert, The Netherlands, by Wilhelmus Princen and Antonius Princen in 1994. The variety’s name stems from their last name. Red Jonaprince ripens in September, earlier than Jonagold, and it keeps well in storage.