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Milton Scionwood
Milton Scionwood Apple Scionwood This is a twig for grafting. Late Summer-Fall. (Yellow Transparent x McIntosh) New York Stn, Geneva, NY, 1923. Although mostly known as a cooking apple, we like Milton as a dessert fruit as well. The medium-sized roundish fruit has a thin tender rosy-red skin and slightly tart aromatic white moderately juicy flesh. Cooks up very quickly into a smooth yellow sauce with skins that almost completely dissolve. We also like it as a pie apple. Although the fruit gets saucy, the crust holds up well. Ripens in early September in central Maine, about a month before McIntosh. Not a keeper. Susceptible to scab. Blooms early to midseason. Zones 3-7.
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L882A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
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L882B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 for $4.50
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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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