Manual of Rootstocks

G.222Semi-dwarf M26 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Cornell University / USDA
Country of origin: United States
Parentage: Robusta 5 x M27

G.222 rootstock is similar to M.9 in productivity, in vigor to M.7 but with greater precocity and productivity.

G.222 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard45% - 55%
  • Rootstock size classDwarf, Semi-dwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • DeveloperCornell University
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Woolly aphidVery resistant
  • Fire blightVery resistant
  • Burr knotsFew
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Crown rotSome resistance
  • Replant complexSome susceptibility

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

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