Jonagored Supra


Denomination: 'Jonagored Supra'
Botanical Name: Malus
Applicant/Holder: Jomobel NV
Bosstraat 85
Breeder: Jos Morren, Jomobel NV, Halen, Belgium
Agent in Canada: Moffat & Co.
P.O. Box 2088, Station D
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5W3
Tel: 613-232-7302
Application Date: 1997-01-20
Application Number: 97-980
Grant of Rights Date: 2012-08-14
Certificate Number: 4360
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2030-08-14

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Jonagored'

Summary: The leaf petiole of 'Jonagored Supra' is medium in length whereas it is short on 'Jonagored'. 'Jonagored Supra' has a very high amount of overcolour of the fruit which is mainly flush with faint stripes present whereas 'Jonagored' has a high amount of overcolour with prominent stripes present. The fruit of 'Jonagored Supra' begins to colour 10 to 14 days earlier than fruit of 'Jonagored'.


TREE: medium vigour, ramified, spreading growth habit
ONE-YEAR OLD SHOOT: medium to thick, medium length internodes, strong density of pubescence on upper half of shoot, few to medium number of lenticels

LEAF: outwards-downwards attitude in relation to shoot, long, medium width, medium length/width ratio, serrate margin, medium length petiole

FLOWER: dark pink at balloon stage, medium diameter, touching arrangement of petals, begins flowering mid-season

FRUIT: medium to large size, medium height/width ratio, globose conical shape, maximum width positioned towards stalk, medium ribbing, medium crowning at calyx end, closed aperture of eye, large eye, long sepals, closed aperture of locules in transverse section, mid-season eating maturity
FRUIT SKIN: absent or very weak glaucosity, absent or very weak greasiness, green yellow ground colour, low amount of russet around stalk cavity, absent or very low amount of russet on cheeks and around eye basin, medium to large lenticels
OVERCOLOUR: very high amount, dark red-purple, pattern is solid flush with faint stripes
STALK: long, medium thickness
STALK CAVITY: medium-deep, broad width
EYE BASIN: deep, medium-broad width
FRUIT FLESH: soft, cream colour

Origin & Breeding History: 'Jonagored Supra' was discovered in 1990 as a sport mutation of the variety, 'Jonagored' in a cultivated orchard in Halen, Belgium. Cuttings were made from the mutation and reproduced by grafting. Observation over generations has been consistent with those characteristics first observed in 1990. 'Jonagored Supra' was selected for its growth habit, fruit colour and productivity.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, CPVO reference number 1996/0200, application number AFP 9/266, grant number EU6593, purchased from the CPVO, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Plant Variety Rights Office at Brogdale, National Fruit Collections, Wye College, University of London, United Kingdom in 1998 and 1999.

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Jonagored Supra
Apple: 'Jonagored Supra'

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Jonagored Supra
Apple: 'Jonagored Supra'

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