Manual of Rootstocks

M26 EMLASemi-dwarf M26 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: East Malling Research Station
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Introduced: 1969
Parentage: M16 EMLA x M9 EMLA

M.26EMLA bears early and does not tolerate highly acid soils.

M26 EMLA rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard40% - 50%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-dwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
  • DeveloperEast Malling Research Station, Long Ashton Research Station
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Woolly aphidVery susceptible
  • Fire blightVery susceptible
  • Collar rotSome susceptibility
  • Crown GallSome susceptibility
  • Replant complexVery susceptible
  • Root suckersFew

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

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