GoldRush Apple Scionwood


GoldRush Apple Scionwood

This is a twig for grafting. Winter. Coop 38 {PRI 2750-6=[Coop 17 (PRI 1689-100) x Golden Delicious]}. PRI Coop, 1994.

The first of the new disease-resistant varieties from the Purdue-Rutgers-Illinois apple breeding program to have superior storage qualities. Not only that, it’s probably the best-tasting apple to come out of that program.

Medium-to-large round-conic fruit has uniform deep greenish-yellow opaque chewy skin that turns golden in storage. Creamy white green-flecked flesh is hard, very crisp, juicy and tart.

Excellent flavor. Serve them for dessert in February and March and no one will be disappointed. Becoming very popular with cidermakers. Ripens late but successfully in central Maine. A good sharp addition to hard cider. Keeps until May in the root cellar.

Highly resistant to scab and powdery mildew. Moderate fireblight resistance. Blooms midseason to late. Z4.

845 GoldRush
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L845A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
L845B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 ft for $4.50
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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.

For more info:
About Scionwood.