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Jonathan Scionwood
Jonathan Scionwood Apple Scionwood This is a twig for grafting. Fall-Winter. Esopus Spitzenburg seedling. Woodstock, Ulster County, NY, before 1826. A very high-quality all-purpose variety. The medium-sized roundish red fruit is excellent for fresh eating: firm, juicy, crisp, tender, aromatic and mildly tart. Also good for cooking. Stores all winter. Productive, widely adapted and generally disease free. One of the most famous of all American apples. Named for Jonathan Hasbrouck, one of the apple’s first champions.Used extensively in modern apple breeding, being parent to dozens of varieties. Its most famous progeny include Jonagold, Idared, Melrose and King David. Some resistance to scab. Blooms midseason. Zones 4-7.
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L865A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
early shipment; order deadline has passed
L865B: 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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