Manual of Rootstocks

Robusta 5Standard apple rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Agriculture and Agri-Food
Country of origin: Canada
Parentage: Malus baccata x Malus prunifolia

Robusta 5 has a number of limitations. Consider your local authorities to determine if it is right for you.

Robusta 5 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard80% - 100%
  • Rootstock size classVigorous, Standard
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Country of originCanada
  • Woolly aphidVery resistant
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Powdery mildewSome resistance

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

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