Jonagold

Jonagold

Family:
Rosaceae – Rose family
Species:
Malus domestica

Origin

The Jonagold emanates from an American cross breeding between the Golden Delicious and Jonathan apples that was performed in the State of New York in 1953

Fruit

Jonagold has a green-yellow primary colour base with a carmine, striped to washed-out opaque colour.

Flavour

The apple has a loose, firm flesh. It is juicy and aromatic with a sweetish and fine sourish taste, which is attributed to well-balanced levels of sugar and acid.

Maturity

From the middle of September.

Storage

In cold storage until the end of December and in CA storage until the end of July.

Recommendation

It is a delicious apple, which is suitable for both fresh consumption and baking, cooking, steaming and roasting.