Manual of Rootstocks

BA-29CSemi-dwarf European pear rootstock

Used for: European pear, Quince
Developed by: INRA
Country of origin: France
Introduced: 1990s
Parentage: Quince Provence selection

A semi-vigorous precocious high-yielding quince rootstock, compatible with many but not all European pears, derived from a Provence quince.

BA-29C rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean pear, Quince
  • Vigour % of standard50% - 70%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-dwarf, Semi-vigorous
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(7) 0F / -18C
  • DeveloperINRA
  • Country of originFrance
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Woolly aphidSome resistance
  • Fire blightSome susceptibility
  • Root lesion nematodeVery resistant
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome resistance
  • Crown GallVery resistant
  • Root suckersMany

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

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