Manual of Rootstocks

Quince HDwarf European pear rootstock

Used for: European pear, Quince
Developed by: East Malling Research Center
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Introduced: 1920s

Quince H is a dwarf rootstock which improves over Quince C in many respects.

Quince H rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean pear, Quince
  • Vigour % of standard50% - 60%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-dwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • DeveloperEast Malling Research Station
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Woolly aphidSome resistance

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

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