IPM Jonagold Apples
1 bushel (approximately 38 – 40 pounds)
Number 1 Quality Fruit
What are Jonagold apples like?
Jonagold apples are one of our 3 most popular varieties. The Jonagold is a cross between Golden Delicious and Jonathan apples; they’re pretty sweet, but they have a little refreshing tartness too. Great for fresh eating, applesauce, cider, baking and freezing. Jonagold apples hold their shape fairly well in pies.
Jonagold apples are fairly good keepers. They ripen in late September.
Are Jonagold apples good for storage?
All About Our IPM Apples
These apples are grown by a family that we’ve worked with for several years now, and we’ve never been disappointed with the quality of their fruit. As is the case with most of our other ‘conventional’ fruits, these apples are grown using a method of farming known as Integrated Pest Management, which makes it possible to spray minimally. You can read more about IPM here.
When to Order What
In general, the earlier apples are best for fresh eating and applesauce, while the later varieties make better winter storage apples. And of course, the cooler late fall weather helps the late apples to keep better too. Here’s a helpful apple chart that shows all the varieties we typically offer and the best uses for each. Our apples are usually available from September through December or January.
Putting Apples By
Surely, every family has their own favorite way to use apples. Here are a few ideas to help make yours last as long as possible.
Canned or frozen applesauce
Frozen apple slices – great for pies, sauce, cakes, smoothies, and crisps.
Fresh storage – it’s pretty easy if you have the fridge space or if you wait for cooler weather. See how our neighbor, Wilda, keeps her Ida Reds.
Canned or frozen apple pie filling