Manual of Rootstocks

M9 NaganoDwarf M9 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Nagano Fruit Tree Experiment Station
Country of origin: Japan
Parentage: M9

M.9 Nagano is recommended for planting in Japan and is slightly smaller than other M.9 clones.

M9 Nagano rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard20% - 25%
  • Rootstock size classDwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • DeveloperNagano Fruit Tree Experiment Station
  • Country of originJapan
  • 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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