Tangy-Sweet and Aromatic

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.

Characteristics

Exterior: Crimson stripe and blush over a yellow-green background

Interior: Creamy pale yellow flesh

Experience: Aromatic with honey-like flavor notes and tangy-sweet thanks to moderate acidity

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Jonagold apples are available under the Stemilt label, while organic Jonagold apples can be found under our Artisan OrganicsTM label.

When can I find Jonagold ?

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Jonagold apple harvest is in September in Washington State. You can find Jonagold apples from Stemilt from September through January.

Fun Facts

  • Jonagold is a triploid variety, which means it needs two pollenizers to bear a crop.
  • 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.