Manual of Rootstocks

CAB-6PSemi-vigorous cherry rootstock

Used for: Sweet cherry, Sour cherry
Developed by: University of Bologna
Country of origin: Italy
Parentage: Prunus cerasus

CAB-6P is particularly recommended for use in heavy soil. It has good anchorage, is cold hardy and is extremely resistant to drought.

CAB-6P rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry, Sour cherry
  • Vigour % of standard50% - 90%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • DeveloperUniversity of Bologna
  • Country of originItaly
  • PhytophthoraSome resistance
  • Root knot nematodeSome resistance
  • Ring nematodeSome resistance
  • Root lesion nematodeSome resistance
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome susceptibility
  • Crown GallSome susceptibility
  • Replant complexSome tolerance
  • Root suckersSome

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

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