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Burgundy Apple Scionwood (Spring 2022)


A beautiful, intensely red dessert apple from NY. Also known as NY 161.

A vigorous tree, with a somewhat upright growth habit, Burgundy is very cold hardy (having Antonovka in its parentage), precocious and productive, but it is susceptible to fireblight and cedar-apple rust.

This tree produces a stunning, large apple that is intensely red, almost black. It is colored in solid blush, with no striping, and it is smooth and lustrous, like a glass of red wine. The flesh is crisp, with a mild sub-acid flavor of the highest quality. It is juicy, sweet, and sprightly. The fruit hangs well on the tree but does not store for more than a month.

Burgundy was developed by Cornell in 1953. It is a cross of Monroe and NY 18491 (Macoun x Antonovka).

Volume Pricing

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

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

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$13.00 ea.

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Clean vs. Regular

Our clean scion is harvested from trees grown on G.16, which is extremely sensitive to viruses. These trees would not have survived if the scion contained viruses. Our clean wood has not been lab tested. 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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A vigorous tree, with a somewhat upright growth habit, Burgundy is very cold hardy (having Antonovka in its parentage), precocious and productive, but it is susceptible to fireblight and cedar-apple rust.

This tree produces a stunning, large apple that is intensely red, almost black. It is colored in solid blush, with no striping, and it is smooth and lustrous, like a glass of red wine. The flesh is crisp, with a mild sub-acid flavor of the highest quality. It is juicy, sweet, and sprightly. The fruit hangs well on the tree but does not store for more than a month.

Burgundy was developed by Cornell in 1953. It is a cross of Monroe and NY 18491 (Macoun x Antonovka).


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Cold-Hardy, Hot-Climate

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, baking
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: cream

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Monroe x NY 18491 (Macoun x Antonovka)
Origin: Geneva, New York
Introduced in: 1953
Introduced by: R. C. Lamb and R. D. Way; NYSEAS

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Sep 01 (approximate, in New York State) 14 days before McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Susceptible
Cedar-Apple Rust: Susceptible
Fireblight: Very Susceptible
Powdery Mildew: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 5
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

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