Manual of Rootstocks

M9 Nic29®Dwarf M9 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Rene Nicolai Nursery
Country of origin: Belgium
Parentage: M9

M.9 Nic 29 has a more expansive and less brittle root system leading to greater survival rates of newly planted trees.

M9 Nic29 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard30% - 40%
  • Rootstock size classDwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Country of originBelgium
  • Woolly aphidVery susceptible
  • Fire blightVery susceptible
  • Burr knotsSome
  • Crown rotSome resistance
  • Replant complexSome tolerance
  • Root suckersMany

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

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