Manual of Rootstocks

Fleuren 56Dwarf M9 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Naktuinbouw
Country of origin: Netherlands
Parentage: M9

M.9 Fleuren 56 is one of the less vigorous M.9 clones.

Fleuren 56 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard20% - 25%
  • Rootstock size classDwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Country of originNetherlands
  • Woolly aphidSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightVery susceptible
  • Powdery mildewSome resistance
  • Burr knotsSome
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Crown GallVery susceptible
  • Crown rotSome resistance
  • Root suckersMany

See also

  • M9

    Developed at the famous East Malling Research Center in England, M.9 was the first dwarfing apple rootstock and remains the benchmark in this size class.

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

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