Manual of Rootstocks

ReimerStandard Asian pear rootstock

Used for: Asian pear
Developed by: Frank Reimer, Medford Research Station

Reimer is a very vigorous, large tree that tolerates wet, dry, alkaline soil or heavy soil, but is moderately susceptible to iron chlorosis.

Reimer rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityAsian pear
  • Vigour % of standard100% - 110%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(6) -10F / -23C
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Root lesion nematodeVery resistant
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome resistance
  • Crown GallSome resistance
  • Replant complexSome tolerance

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

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