Jonagold (semi-dwarf) Apple

Jonagold (semi-dwarf) Apple

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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
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruit Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 12-15'
Spread 10-12'
Shape Upright
Primary Foliage Color Green (ovate shaped)
Seasonal Foliage Color Sheds its leaves in Autumn
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color white
Berries N/A
Hardiness zones 5-8
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate to Fast
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average - Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot.