Manual of Rootstocks

M13Standard apple rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: East Malling Research Station
Introduced: 1912

M.13 has a shallow spreading root system. It grows well where a hardpan soil prevents deep root penetration or where high-water tables prevail for certain periods.

M13 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard100%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • DeveloperEast Malling Research Station
  • Fire blightSome susceptibility

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

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