This is a twig for grafting.Late Summer-Fall. Unknown parentage. Chittenden County, VT, circa 1800. Originally introduced as Northern Golden Sweet, but the name was shortened to avoid confusion with another variety, Golden Sweet.
Best for cooking and could be a good addition to fermented cider.
Medium-sized round-oblate and deeply ribbed yellow fruit with a small reddish blush and numerous russet dots. Long thin stem and a distinct abrupt and corrugated basin. Fine-textured tender white flesh is juicy and sweet with low acid.
Growing well and fruiting in the Maine Heritage Orchard in Unity. Z4.
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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.