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Fruit tree comparison - Jonathan
Apple trees

Jonathan

One of the best-flavored US apple varieties, a good choice for the backyard orchard.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Some needed
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Partially self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Regular
Growth habit Weeping
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 3 months or more
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Aromatic
Cooking result Textured puree

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Poor

Identification

Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Orange / Red
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green