Manual of Rootstocks

Weigi 2®Semi-dwarf cherry rootstock

Used for: Sweet cherry
Developed by: Peter Stoessel, Kressbronn
Country of origin: Germany
Introduced: 2000
Parentage: Prunus cerasus x (P. avium x P. canescens)

Weigi 2 has a weeping plant habit with comparable vigor on very fertile soils to ‘Gisela® 5’. It is the smallest of this series.

Weigi 2 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry
  • Vigour % of standard50% - 70%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-dwarf
  • Support requiredPermanent support
  • Country of originGermany
  • Period of origin2000
  • Root suckersFew

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

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