Jonathan Mini M27

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Jonathan Mini M27
Ripening late, from early November, the sweet flavour of this classic American apple can be enjoyed until well after the New Year. Jonathan is a stikingly coloured apple, mostly covered in a dramatic mahogany red flush.
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This Jonagold apple tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.

Jonagold is a very important variety commercially, and one of the better supermarket apples. Raised in the U.S.A in 1968 from a Jonathan x Golden Delicious cross. It soon spread globally and is grown all over Europe and has received an Award of Garden Merit from the R.H.S.

Jonagold miniature Apple tree – Season:

Harvest Jonagold mid October, keeps in store until February or sometimes later with care.

Jonagold - appearance:

At it’s best an attractive apple, although colouring can be variable. Pale green yellow, an oval apple variably covered by a bright orange red flush. Flesh is very crisp and cream.

Jonagold apple trees – flavour:

Firm and juicy with a wonderful crispy bite. Plenty oif juice, plenty of sugar but with a satisfying light underlying acidity to give it balance. Very enjoyable to eat.

Uses:

For dessert use.

Cropping & Growth

Vigorous variety and spreading. Capable of giving heavy crops reliably.

Jonagold - Pollination: This is a triploid variety that ideally needs two others to pollinate and yield fully. Here are some suggested varieties:

Falstaff

Golden Delicious

Bountiful

Fortune

Cox's Orange Pippin

Arthur Turner

Charles Ross

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