Manual of Rootstocks

P.22Very-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 major benefit of P.22 may be as an interstem piece or for home gardeners looking for very small trees.

P.22 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard15% - 20%
  • Rootstock size classVery dwarf
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
  • Country of originPoland
  • Woolly aphidVery susceptible
  • Fire blightVery susceptible
  • Powdery mildewSome resistance
  • ScabVery resistant
  • Burr knotsFew
  • Collar rotVery resistant

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

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