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Surprise Apple Scionwood (Spring 2024)


A pink-fleshed breeding favorite of Albert Etter.

A yellow-skinned, pink-fleshed apple that was brought to America in the early 1800's. The plant breeder Albert Etter used Surprise as a parent for many of his red-fleshed crosses including the famous Pink Pearl. The pink flesh is acidic with very little sugar. This is a variety that will appeal mainly to collectors.

Volume Pricing

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

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

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$12.00 ea.

This is the full retail price for orders of 1 scion. You can get these scion for as low as $4.00 each – see Volume Pricing above. More about Pricing & Grading.

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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 yellow-skinned, pink-fleshed apple that was brought to America in the early 1800's. The plant breeder Albert Etter used Surprise as a parent for many of his red-fleshed crosses including the famous Pink Pearl. The pink flesh is acidic with very little sugar. This is a variety that will appeal mainly to collectors.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Red Flesh

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, cider, jelly
Storage duration: (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: yellow
Flesh color: pink

Fruit Origins

Parentage:
Origin:
Introduced in:
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The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 7
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Oct 06 (approximate, in New York State) + 21 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Surprise Apple does not have any diseases or pests associated with it at this time.

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Surprise 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.

Tree Ships Currently in Stock
Virginia Crab Apple 2024 0
Liberty Apple 2024 0
Florina Apple 2024 0
Porter's Perfection Apple 2024 0
Enterprise Apple 2024 0
Spitzenburg Esopus Apple 2024 0
GoldRush Apple 2024 0
St. Edmund's Russet Apple 2024 0
Elstar Apple 2024 0
Rubinette Apple 2024 0
Golden Russet Apple 2024 0

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