Empire Apple Scionwood


Empire Apple Scionwood

This is a twig for grafting. Fall-Winter. (McIntosh x Red Delicious) New York, 1966.

Medium-sized round-to-conic dark red fruit with cream-colored flesh. Firm, aromatic, excellent fresh eating. Very popular in Maine and throughout New England. Stores up to 5 months. Vigorous tree, bears young and annually thereafter. Susceptible to scab. Z4.

834 Empire
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L834A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
Ordering closed for the season
L834B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 ft for $4.50
Ordering closed for the season
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Additional Information


The deadline for ordering scionwood is February 19, 2021, for shipment around March 15.

We sell scions (scionwood) in two ways.
Each single 8" stick will graft 3 or 4 trees, and comes with a small paper ID label.
Scionwood by the foot (minimum order of 10 feet) will usually 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 twigs, not trees. They have no roots and will not grow if you plant them.

For more info:
About Scionwood.