Manual of Rootstocks

Fox 9Semi-vigorous European pear rootstock

Used for: European pear
Developed by: University of Bologna
Country of origin: Italy
Introduced: 2000

In Italian trials in 2002 and 2004, Fox 9 showed a slightly higher vigor and yield performance compared to Quince BA-29C with good fruit quality.

Fox 9 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean pear
  • Vigour % of standard60% - 70%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • DeveloperUniversity of Bologna
  • Country of originItaly
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999

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

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