Apple Malus domestica Jonagold Apple Malus domestica Jonagold
Apple Malus domestica Jonagold
Apple Malus domestica Jonagold

Apple Malus domestica Jonagold

Huge, versatile apples that taste delicious!
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Edible
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
RHS Garden Merit
  • Big juicy apples with yellow skins flushed bright red smudges.
  • Incredibly juicy with a sweet, rich flavour and a crisp crunch.
  • 'Jonagold' is an ideal garden tree with versatile fruit.
  • The huge apples can be eaten fresh from the tree or used to make wonderful desserts.
  • Supplied as an established tree grown on a dwarfing rootstock, 150cm (5ft) tall, in a 24cm pot, ready to plant.
24cm Pot - Item: 300242
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Product Description

If you want really big, juicy apples, then ‘Jonagold’ is the variety for you! An attractive garden tree in its own right, white spring flowers give way to huge fruit in October.

The apples are yellow with bold, bright red smudges that can sometimes spread to cover most of the skin, and being fabulously juicy with a deliciously sweet flavour and a crisp crunch these are a real treat. They are perfect picked straight from the tree for snacking but this versatile apple is also ideal for cooking, making tasty desserts.

Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, harvesting for many years to come.

‘Jonagold’ is a cross between apples ‘Jonathan’ and ‘Golden Delicious’, and is a ‘triploid’ variety, meaning that it has three sets of chromosomes instead of the usual two. Tiploid varieties are sterile, so they can’t pollinate themselves or other apple trees. They need other trees nearby to pollinate them, not an issue if you grow more than one apple in you garden, or if a nearby neighbour does!

Supplied as an established tree, 150cm (5ft) tall grown on an M9 dwarfing rootstock in a 24cm pot, growing to a height and spread of 2.5m 8ft.

What Is Supplied

Item 300242 supplied as:
Supplied as an established tree grown on dwarfing M9 rootstock, 150cm (5ft) tall in a 24cm pot.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Keep well watered, and if growing in a pot, use a good quality, soil-based compost.
  • Add Rootgrow Mycorrhizal Fungi to the roots when planting to help establish your tree more quickly.
  • Place your tree in a sunny position for the best crops.

Care Guide

  • Apply a slow-release fertiliser such as blood, fish and bone, in early spring, and mulch to retain moisture.
  • Water regularly, and don't let the soil dry out if planted in pots.
  • Established trees don't require radical pruning - just take off any diseased, dying and damaged branches in late winter. Look at the overall shape and aim for an open structure of branches and remove any that cross over so they don't damage each other.
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
250cm
250cm
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Apple Malus domestica Jonagold
Apple Malus domestica Jonagold
24cm Pot
Item: 300242
Only £39.99