Winter Banana Apple Scionwood
Winter Banana Apple Scionwood

Winter Banana Apple Scionwood

This is a twig for grafting. Fall-winter. Unknown parentage, Adamsboro, IN, c. 1876. One of the most famous American heirloom apples. Large blocky brilliant shiny yellow fruit with a bright red blush, rather conical, somewhat ribbed and sometimes with a suture line. Best as a dessert apple: aromatic, slightly crisp, juicy, mild and quite decent. Good sauce. Some say they detect a banana aroma or flavor. Keeps through the fall and into midwinter. Often planted in the mega-orchards of the Northwest for its compatible and presumably potent pollen. Blooms midseason. Zones 4-8.


930 Winter Banana Apple Scionwood
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L930A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
Ordering closed for the season
L930B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 for $4.50
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Additional Information

Scionwood

The deadline for ordering scionwood is February 15, 2019, for shipment around March 11.

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.