Winter Banana Apple Scionwood


Winter Banana Apple Scionwood

This is a twig for grafting. Fall-Winter. Unknown parentage, Adamsboro, IN, circa 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. Z4.

913 Winter Banana
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L913A: 8" scionwood stick, 1 for $5.00
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L913B: scionwood by the foot (10' minimum), 1 ft for $4.50
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Additional Information


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.