Manual of Rootstocks

P.2Very-dwarf apple rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: Research Institute of Pomology and Ornamentals, Skierniewice, Poland
Country of origin: Poland
Parentage: M9 x Antonovka

The P-2 rootstock shows resistance to European canker, perennial canker and silver leaf, but is variable in disease and pest susceptibility.

P.2 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard25% - 35%
  • Rootstock size classVery dwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Country of originPoland
  • Woolly aphidSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightVery susceptible
  • Powdery mildewSome susceptibility
  • ScabSome susceptibility
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Crown GallSome resistance
  • Crown rotSome resistance
  • Root suckersSome

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

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