Manual of Rootstocks

M25Standard apple rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: East Malling Research Station
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Introduced: 1952

M.25 is best known for its ability to withstand wet and windy conditions. It is a good rootstock for cider apples.

M25 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard95% - 100%
  • Rootstock size classVigorous, Standard
  • PrecocitySlow to start bearing
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • DeveloperEast Malling Research Station
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Woolly aphidSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Powdery mildewSome resistance
  • Burr knotsLots
  • Collar rotSome susceptibility
  • 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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