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Major Scionwood
Major Scionwood Apple Scionwood This is a twig for grafting. Early Fall. Full-bittersweet cider apple. Probably originated in central Somerset County, England, before 1900. Medium-sized pinkish-red roundish-oblate-conic fruit, sometimes ribbed and usually featuring a yellowish russet splash around the stem. The flesh is sweet, soft, “woolly,” juicy and bitter. (SG 1.054, acidity 1.8g/L, tannin 4.1g/L) Recommended for combining with other early varieties such as Ashton Bitter, Ellis Bitter and Nehou. Vigorous tree with a good central leader and a spreading branching habit. Similar to the Jersey-type cider varieties. Scab resistant. Late blooming. Z4-6.
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L876A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
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L876B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 for $4.50
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Additional Information

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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