Jonagold (semi-dwarf) Apple
Malus domestica 'Jonagold'
Jonagold apples have an under blush which varies in color from greenish yellow to rosy orange depending on the strain and the temperature the apples are grown in. The skin is also covered with red spotting and vertical striping.
Large in size its flesh is crisp, juicy and creamy yellow in color. The Jonagold apple has a balanced blend of both its parents' flavors offering the sweet-tart taste found in the Jonathan and the aromatic honey like scent of the Golden Parentage: Golden Delicious x Jonathan.
Introduced in 1943. Developed by New York State Agricultural Experiment Station Requires 700-800 chill hrs. (45 degrees F or below during dormancy)Photo courtesy of: Bottoms Nursery in Concord, GA
|Primary Foliage Color||Green (ovate shaped)|
|Seasonal Foliage Color||Sheds its leaves in Autumn|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to Fast|
|Sun Preferences||Full Sun|
|Water Preferences||Average - Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot.|