Jonared resembles its parent, Jonathan, but it has brighter red coloring over yellow skin, and it ripens a little earlier. Jonared has Jonathan’s crisp, juicy flesh and sweet-tart flavor, and it is good eaten fresh and is outstanding in cider and pies.
Discovered: 1930 Peshastin, Washington
Parentage: A sport of Jonathan
Jonared was discovered on the farm of W. Uecher in Peshastin, Washington, in 1930, and introduced commercially in 1934.