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Granite Beauty Scionwood
Granite Beauty Scionwood Apple Scionwood This is a twig for grafting. Fall-winter. Zephaniah Breed intro, Weare, NH, before 1860. Very large roundish red fruit. A rare dessert apple once in southern NH over and up into southern and coastal Maine. You might describe the flesh as having an initial burst of “warm spice” reminiscent of coriander or cardamom. This spiciness is quite subtle when the fruit is first picked but appears to intensify in storage as the apple’s juicy cream-colored flesh becomes less crisp and more tender. Sauce is loose, pink, tart and tasty. Cooks down easily and the skins mostly dissolve. Harvest in the fall. Will keep in ideal storage conditions until February or even later. Z4-6
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L851A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
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L851B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 for $4.50
early shipment; order deadline has passed
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Scionwood

We offer scionwood (twigs for grafting) from a wide selection of fruit trees. The deadline for ordering scionwood is February 17, 2017, for shipment around March 16. Rootstocks can be sent with your scionwood order.

We sell scions (scionwood) in two ways.
For those grafting up to 3 or 4 trees of a variety, one 8" stick will suffice. Each single 8" stick comes with a small paper ID label. This is how most of our customers purchase scionwood.
For commercial orchardists and others grafting large numbers of trees of a particular variety, we also offer scionwood by the foot (minimum order of 10 feet). In our own nursery work, we are usually able to 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 not trees!
Scions are twigs, not trees. They have no roots and will not grow if you plant them. They are cuttings from branch tips collected in the winter to be grafted in the spring.
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