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Collaos Apple Scionwood (Spring 2024)


A traditional high-tannin cider apple from Spain. Also known as Collao.

Collaos is a medium vigor, upright tree that is highly precocious and productive. Its disease resistance is generally good, but it is somewhat susceptible to canker. The bloom time is late and the ripening time is mid October in NY state. Collaos has a tendency to biennialism. This variety is used exclusively in cider production; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

This is an Asturian cider (sidra) apple, approved by The Regulatory Council of Origin Cider of Asturias. The fruit is a medium-large, hard, conical apple that turns greenish-yellow at maturity. It is russeted, mainly around the stem. The flesh - juicy, astringent, and granular - yields a semisharp juice with a high tannin content (pH ~ 3.4; TA ~ 8 g/L; tannins ~ 1.0 g/L). The Spanish classification is semiácido. (The traditional Spanish cider apple classifications are ácido, semiácido, dulce, amargo, ácido-amargo, amargo-ácido semiácido-amargo, amargo-semiácido, dulce-amargo.)

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 Collaos 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

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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Collaos is a medium vigor, upright tree that is highly precocious and productive. Its disease resistance is generally good, but it is somewhat susceptible to canker. The bloom time is late and the ripening time is mid October in NY state. Collaos has a tendency to biennialism. This variety is used exclusively in cider production; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

This is an Asturian cider (sidra) apple, approved by The Regulatory Council of Origin Cider of Asturias. The fruit is a medium-large, hard, conical apple that turns greenish-yellow at maturity. It is russeted, mainly around the stem. The flesh - juicy, astringent, and granular - yields a semisharp juice with a high tannin content (pH ~ 3.4; TA ~ 8 g/L; tannins ~ 1.0 g/L). The Spanish classification is semiácido. (The traditional Spanish cider apple classifications are ácido, semiácido, dulce, amargo, ácido-amargo, amargo-ácido semiácido-amargo, amargo-semiácido, dulce-amargo.)

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, Disease-Resistant

Fruit Uses & Storage

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

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: green
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

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

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 7
Chill hours: 800
Ripening date: Oct 20 (approximate, in New York State) + 35 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Resistant
Brown Rot, Blossom Blight, Fruit Rot: Resistant
Perennial Canker: Susceptible
Powdery Mildew: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 5
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile?

Pollination Partners

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