Manual of Rootstocks

V.6Dwarf M9 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: University of Guelph, Vineland Campus, Canada
Country of origin: Canada
Introduced: 2014
Parentage: Kerr x M9

V.6 is equal to or slightly smaller than ‘M.9 EMLA’. It is moderately resistant to Fire Blight.

V.6 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard35% - 40%
  • Rootstock size classDwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Country of originCanada
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Woolly aphidSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Crown rotSome resistance
  • Root suckersSome

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

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