Jonagold apple is a cross between Golden Delicious and Jonathan. The cross is made 1943 and it introduced in 1968.
The fruit is large with red striped over yellow skin. The flesh is slightly tart and juicy with superb flavor. The fruit has finest dessert quality and good cooking properties. It has three month storage life. Tree is very productive and requires about 700 hours chilling time. Tree is triploid and requires pollinator. It is susceptible to fire blight, scab, and powdery mildew. The fruit ripens from middle of September to late October in Upstate New York.
Jonagold Apple Tree
Jonagold apple is high quality dessert apple with good cooking properties. The fruit is large with red striped over yellow skin. The fruit ripens from middle of September to late October in Upstate New York.
General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.
A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.
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