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Cristalina Apple Scionwood (Spring 2021)


A semi-sharp Asturian cider apple.

This tree is vigorous and productive, but its lanky and very upright habit will make it difficult to train in some systems, and like many cider varieties, it tends to biennialism. Resistance to mildew and fireblight has been reported. Blanquina will be a good pollination partner. Cristalina is a cider apple; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

The apple is a medium-sized conical fruit that is a dark red flecked over green. It yields a semisharp cider high in acid. It is an Asturian cider (sidra) apple that is approved by The Regulatory Council of Origin Cider of Asturias.

Spanish cider apples have not yet been widely tested in the United States, but the native climate of these apples should be taken into consideration. Asturias enjoys abundant year-round rainfall, mild summers, and temperate winters. Costal winter temperatures are typically in the 50s and summer temperatures are in the 70s.

Volume Pricing

Premiums are included in the following prices if applicable. These prices are for regular scion. Add $1 for clean scion.

Quantity Cristalina Apple Scion
1 $12.00
2-5 $7.00
6-10 $6.00
11-99 $5.00
100+ $4.00

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Clean vs Regular

Clean = virus-free in lab tests, suggested for grafting with some of the Geneva rootstocks, especially G.16 and G.935. Regular = may contain one of the common latent viruses; this is not usually a problem and can be used with most rootstocks.

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This tree is vigorous and productive, but its lanky and very upright habit will make it difficult to train in some systems, and like many cider varieties, it tends to biennialism. Resistance to mildew and fireblight has been reported. Blanquina will be a good pollination partner. Cristalina is a cider apple; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

The apple is a medium-sized conical fruit that is a dark red flecked over green. It yields a semisharp cider high in acid. It is an Asturian cider (sidra) apple that is approved by The Regulatory Council of Origin Cider of Asturias.

Spanish cider apples have not yet been widely tested in the United States, but the native climate of these apples should be taken into consideration. Asturias enjoys abundant year-round rainfall, mild summers, and temperate winters. Costal winter temperatures are typically in the 50s and summer temperatures are in the 70s.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Cider

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: cider
Cider classification: sharp
Storage duration: (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: off-white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Asturias, Spain
Introduced in:
Introduced by:

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 7
Chill hours: 800
Ripening date: Sep 15 (approximate, in New York State) + 0 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Resistant
Brown Rot, Blossom Blight, Fruit Rot: Susceptible
Cedar-Apple Rust: Susceptible
Fireblight: Resistant
Powdery Mildew: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 4
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile?
Ploidy: Triploid

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Cristalina Apple. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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