Manual of Rootstocks

Malus prunifoliaStandard apple rootstock

Used for: Apple
Country of origin: China

Malus prunifolia has been noted as resistant to Fire Blight. It shows immunity to apple scab, and apparently is less attractive to vole predation.

Malus prunifolia rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard105%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(3) -40F / -40C
  • Country of originChina
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • ScabVery resistant

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

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