Red Jonagold apple is a red sport of the very well known Jonagold. Produces apples of aromatic quality with crisp, juicy, cream coloured flesh and a lovely refreshing balance of sweet and sharp. This one is very good for juicing and has high vitamin C content. Grown commercially Ireland and most of Europe, it is a very reliable cropper of Grade A fruit but needs well drained soil. Triploid.
Originated: USA 1943
Flowering Group: 5 (Pollinated by varieties from groups 4, 5 or 6)
Parentage: Jonathan x Golden Delicious
RHS Awards 1987 & 1993