Manual of Rootstocks

P.18Vigorous apple rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Research Institute of Pomology and Ornamentals, Skierniewice
Parentage: M4 x Antonovka

Early observation may indicate that P.18 will out perform MM.111 in wet or heavier soils.

P.18 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard75% - 85%
  • Rootstock size classVigorous
  • PrecocitySlow to start bearing
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Woolly aphidSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightSome susceptibility
  • Burr knotsSome
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Crown rotSome resistance
  • Root suckersFew

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

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