This is a twig for grafting. Winter. Kidd’s D.8 (Kidd’s Orange Red x Golden Delicious) JH Kidd intro, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand, 1960.
One of the most famous of all modern dessert varieties. Medium sized, oval shaped and red striped. Sweet, crisp, juicy and low acid. One of Gala’s parents, Kidd’s Orange Red, is also famous in cult apple circles. Kidd’s Orange Red is the child of Cox’s Orange Pippin and Red Delicious. So much fame in its parentage! Blooms midseason. Z5.
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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.