Jonathan – New York, USA Late 1700’s

Thought to be a seedling from a Spitzenburg when it was discovered on a farm in Woodstock, New York back in the late 1700’s. Ours is the original, not the redder hybrid. Naturally a smaller tree, this variety bears young, annually, and heavily. Fruit medium, highly colored in sunny climates, striped red in cooler climate with fine-textured, juicy, sprightly¬†subacid¬†flavored flesh. One of the best dessert and pie apples. The fruit freezes well and has a long storage life.

Uses: Fresh Eating, Cider, & Cooking

Harvest: Late

Zones: 4-9

Attributes: Excellent Storage Quality

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