Manual of Rootstocks

Bud 146Dwarf M9 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Michurinsk State Agrarian University
Country of origin: Russia

B.146 rootstock was tested in Estonia and found to be more cold hardy there than M.9. It is a vigorous grower in the right conditions.

Bud 146 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard20% - 30%
  • Rootstock size classDwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
  • DeveloperMichurinsk State Agrarian University
  • Country of originRussia
  • Fire blightSome susceptibility
  • Burr knotsSome
  • Root suckersSome

Find our more about this rootstock in the 'Manual of Worldwide Temperate Zone Fruit and Nut Tree Rootstocks'.

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