This is a twig for grafting.Late Summer. MN 1472 (Dolgo x Wealthy). U Minn, l957.
An unusually high-quality very small delicious fresh-eating crab with a long stem and oval shape. About the size of a small plum. Shiny smooth mottled red-pink-orange-yellow skin with a thin purplish blush. Tender crisp juicy slightly spicy tart light orange flesh. Not sweet. Good in sauce too.
Productive naturally small compact tree named in honor of Minnesota’s admission to the Union in 1858. Highly scab resistant. Blooms early. Z2.
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Scions are twigs, not trees. They have no roots and will not grow if you plant them.
The deadline for ordering scionwood is February 17, 2023, for shipment around March 13. (Please note: we ship scionwood only in mid-March. If you would like to order rootstock to arrive in the same shipment, select mid-March shipping when adding the rootstock to your cart.)
We sell scionwood in two ways: By the stick: One 8" stick ($6 each) will graft 3 or 4 trees. By the foot: For orchardists grafting large numbers of trees of a particular variety, we also offer scionwood by the foot ($5.50/foot, minimum order of 10 feet per variety). In our own nursery work, we are usually able to graft 6-8 trees from one foot of scionwood.
You can graft right away or store scionwood for later use. It will keep quite well for several weeks stored in sealed ziplock bags in the refrigerator.