Jonagold Apple Tree
The Jonagold Apple Tree is a later-maturing, medium to large, firm-fruited apple with yellow and green skin with red stripes and superb, rich, full flavor. It is the most common cultivar planted in Europe and an excellent hand-eating or cooking apple.
Latin Name: Malus pumila
Site and Soil: All apples like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
RootstockDescription: M-7 is considered a semi-dwarf rootstock. Regular apple trees grafted on M-7 rootstock wiill grow 12-16 ft. in height.
Pollination Requirements: All apples need another variety nearby for pollination. Neighboring trees often offer sufficient pollen for good fruit set.
Hardiness: Jonagold Apple is hardy to minus 30° F or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 12-16 ft.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Mid-September- late October
Yield: 30-50 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Jonagold Apple is resistant to cedar-apple rust, cedar-quince rust, and cedar-hawthorn rust.
USDA Zone: 4-8
Sunset Western Zone: 1-9, 14-16
Sunset Northeast Zone: All zones