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Fresh Jonagold Apples

Jonagold apples originated in 1953 at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York. Jonagold apples are a cross between Golden Delicious and the Jonathan, an old American variety from the 1820s.

Jonagold apples tend to be large in size and have excellent dessert flavor. They have a shorter season than many apples, making them a real treat in the fall and winter months.

 

How To Use Jonagold Apples

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Snacking, salads, and baking

When Can I Find Jonagold Apples

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Jonagold apples are available from mid-September through January.

Characteristics

Exterior: Crimson stripe & blush over a yellow-green background
Interior: Creamy pale yellow flesh
Eating Experience: Aromatic with honey-like flavor notes and tangy-sweet thanks to moderate acidity

Look For The Ladybug

Stemilt also grows Jonagold apples organically under the Artisan Organics label.
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Jonagold Apple Fun Facts

  • Jonagold is a triploid variety, which means it needs two pollenizers.
  • The name Jonagold combines the apple’s two parents – Jonathan and Golden Delicious.
  • Jonagold apples have a short season because the variety can’t be kept in storage for too long.
  • Stemilt harvests Jonagold apples in Washington State in September.

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