Michelin Apple Scionwood


Michelin Apple Scionwood

This is a twig for grafting. Fall. Medium-bittersweet cider apple. Developed by Mr. Legrand of Yvetot, Normandy, France. Introduced into England in 1884. Named after a famous French cider researcher.

Sweet astringent juicy flesh and soft tannin juice, best for blending with other midseason varieties. (SG 1.050, acidity 2.5g/L, tannin 2.3g/L) Medium-small conical ribbed pale green fruit dotted with russet and sometimes slightly blushed. Not as high in quality as other bittersweets but extremely popular in modern English cider orchards because of its reliability and productivity. Midseason bloomer. Z4.

867 Michelin
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L867A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
Ordering closed for the season
L867B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 for $4.50
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Additional Information


The deadline for ordering scionwood is February 21, 2020, for shipment around March 16.

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.