Manual of Rootstocks

P.16Very-dwarf apple rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Research Institute of Pomology and Ornamentals, Skierniewice, Poland
Country of origin: Poland

P.16 rootstock is smaller than M.9 but with less brittle roots. It also works as an interstem.

P.16 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard20% - 30%
  • Rootstock size classVery dwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Country of originPoland
  • Fire blightVery susceptible
  • Collar rotVery susceptible
  • Crown rotSome resistance

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

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