A cooking apple of a red-skinned variety first grown in the US.
- Now we grow Newtown Pippins, Baldwins, Golden Russets, and Jonathans, all derived from the small, bitter, wild apples that originated in Kazakhstan.
- Virginia Jonathan apples are the first red apples available in the fall.
Mid 19th century: named after Jonathan Hasbrouck (died 1846), American lawyer.
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