Improved Red Jonathan

A red sport of the original Jonathan, this cultivar is a reliable cropper and develops red color earlier than other Jonathan strains. Improved Red Jonathan has excellent blending quality for cider and is preferred for candied apples as well.

Propagated Rootstocks:
Bud 9, Bud 9 / EMLA 111, EMLA 7

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Maturity Chart

Use this list to help choose fruit trees which yield fruit at different times throughout the season. (Harvest dates are approximate for south central PA. Adjust accordingly for other locations.)

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About Rootstock

Rootstocks are plants with pre-established root systems onto which a cutting or a bud from another plant is grafted, allowing for control of vigor and/or disease-resistant abilities.

Rootstock Chart

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Pollination Charts

Many fruit tree varieties are not self-fertile. In order to have successful pollination, it may be necessary to have two different varieties of tree.

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