Manual of Rootstocks

M116Semi-dwarf M7 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: East Malling Research Station
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Introduced: 2001
Parentage: MM106 x M27

M.116 rootstock has much improved resistance to Collar Rot than MM.106, but with the same productivity level.

M116 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard60% - 70%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-dwarf, Semi-vigorous
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • DeveloperEast Malling Research Station
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Woolly aphidSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Replant complexSome tolerance

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

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