A form of Jonagold which is very handsomely flushed red. A good addition to the range.
Red Jonaprince Apple tree – Season:
October to December eating.
Red Jonaprince - appearance:
Traditional ‘apple’ shape, heavily flushed deep red over green.
Red Jonaprince apple trees – flavour:
Clean, very crisp, juicy.
A dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous, heavy yielder. Some thinning may be necessary to maintain fruit size. Scanb may sometimes be a problem.
Red Jonaprince - Pollination: A triploid so requires two other varieties to achieve full cropping. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Red Jonaprince apple trees:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermidiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.