Manual of Rootstocks

SJM 188Intermediate dwarf rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Agriculture and Agri-Food, Canada
Country of origin: Canada
Parentage: Nertchinsk x M.26

SJM 188 rootstock has wavy trunk growth that may require careful staking for some time until the trunk is well established.

SJM 188 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard30% - 40%
  • Rootstock size classDwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Country of originCanada
  • Woolly aphidSome resistance
  • Powdery mildewSome resistance
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Burr knotsSome
  • Collar rotVery susceptible
  • Crown rotVery susceptible
  • Root suckersSome

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

Rootstocks you viewed