Manual of Rootstocks

MxM 97®Semi-dwarf cherry rootstock

Used for: Sweet cherry
Developed by: Lyle Brooks, Daybreak Nursery, Oregon
Country of origin: United States
Parentage: Mahaleb x Mazzard

In a Hungarian high-density planting trial in a hot, dry, low precipitation climate, on light sandy soils, pH7.7 and 2.5% lime, ‘MxM® 97’ was the smallest tree.

MxM 97 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry
  • Vigour % of standard40%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-dwarf
  • DeveloperDaybreak Nursery
  • Country of originUnited States

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

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