Manual of Rootstocks

KirchensallerStandard European pear rootstock

Used for: European pear
Country of origin: Germany
Parentage: Pyrus communis seedling

Kirchensaller is a clonal selection of Pyrus communis, compatible with all European pears. Mature trees on Kirchensaller can produce a ton of fruit, and are very long-lived.

Kirchensaller rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean pear
  • Vigour % of standard100%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Country of originGermany
  • Woolly aphidSome susceptibility
  • Fire blightVery susceptible

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