Crimson Crisp Apple Scionwood


Crimson Crisp Apple Scionwood

This is a twig for grafting. Fall. (Co-op 39[PCF2-134 x PRI 669-205]) A popular release from the PRI disease resistance breeding program at Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois Universities.

Very firm, crunchy medium-sized slightly conic fruit. Highly attractive solid bright red glossy skin with an almost purple blush on the sunny side. Tart, spicy and complex flavor wonderful for fresh eating. A customer favorite at the Apple Farm in Fairfield.

Matures mid-season and will keep nearly six months in cold storage. Blooms mid-late season. Z4.

828 Crimson Crisp
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L828A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $6.00
L828B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 ft for $5.50
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Additional Information


Scions are twigs, not trees. They have no roots and will not grow if you plant them.

The deadline for ordering scionwood is February 16, 2024, for shipment around March 11. (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 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 (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.

For more info:
About Scionwood