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Dabinett Apple Scionwood

Dabinett Apple Scionwood

This is a twig for grafting. Late Fall. Medium-bittersweet cider apple. Probably a seedling of Chisel Jersey. Middle Lambrook, Somerset, England. (SG 1.057, acidity 1.8g/L, tannin 2.9g/L) One of the most popular cider varieties in Somerset today and one of the mainstays of Poverty Lane Cider Orchards in Lebanon, New Hampshire. At a MOFGA workshop, Steve Wood of of Poverty Lane and Farnum Hill Ciders told us, “If you’re going to plant one bittersweet, plant this one.” Medium-sized roundish fruit covered with sooty brownish brick-red stripes and blush. Dense astringent juicy flesh. Sugar content fair and fermentation moderate. High quality well-balanced low-acid cider with a soft-tasting tannin. Picked last week of October, sometimes fermented alone but usually blended with other late varieties. Crops annually. Grower-friendly tree with a spreading drooping habit may require help in developing a strong central leader. Not pollen compatible with Chisel Jersey. Midseason bloom. Z4-6.
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L828A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
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L828B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 for $4.50
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Additional Information

Scionwood

The deadline for ordering scionwood is February 16, 2018, for shipment around March 12.

We sell scions (scionwood) in two ways.
Each single 8" stick will graft 3 or 4 trees, and comes with a small paper ID label.
Scionwood by the foot (minimum order of 10 feet) will usually graft about 6 or 8 trees from one foot of scionwood.
You can graft right away or store it for later use. Stored properly, it will keep quite well for several weeks.

Scions are twigs, not trees. They have no roots and will not grow if you plant them.

For more info:
About Scionwood.