Manual of Rootstocks

G.16Dwarf M9 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Cornell University / USDA
Country of origin: United States
Parentage: M26 x Robusta 5

When grafting this rootstock, be sure to use clean scion wood as G.16 is very susceptible latent apple viruses. It does exhibit resistance to Crown Rot.

G.16 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard35% - 45%
  • Rootstock size classDwarf
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • DeveloperCornell University
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Virus toleranceVery susceptible
  • Woolly aphidSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Powdery mildewSome susceptibility
  • Burr knotsFew
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Crown GallSome resistance
  • Crown rotVery resistant
  • Replant complexSome tolerance, Some susceptibility

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

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