Manual of Rootstocks

OHxF 97Vigorous European pear rootstock

Used for: European pear, Asian pear
Developed by: Oregon State University
Country of origin: United States
Parentage: OHxF seedling

OHxF 97 is a vigorous, semi-dwarfing pear rootstock that works well with vigorous cultivars. It is tolerant of wet soils and iron chlorosis.

OHxF 97 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean pear, Asian pear
  • Vigour % of standard70% - 90%
  • Rootstock size classVigorous
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
  • DeveloperOregon State University
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Woolly aphidSome resistance
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Crown GallVery resistant
  • Root suckersFew

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

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