Manual of Rootstocks

Pyrus betulifoliaStandard Asian pear rootstock

Used for: European pear, Asian pear

Pyrus betufolia rootstock is tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions, including wet and dry. It shows very good compatibility. It is sensitive to lime induced chlorosis.

Pyrus betulifolia rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean pear, Asian pear
  • Vigour % of standard100% - 110%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome resistance

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