Manual of Rootstocks

Gisela 12®Semi-vigorous cherry rootstock

Used for: Sweet cherry, Sour cherry
Developed by: Gisela Inc
Country of origin: Germany
Parentage: Prunus cerasus x Prunus canescens

‘Gisela® 12’ tree structure is open, spreading and stocky with flat branch angles. ‘Gisela® 12’ has wide soil adaptability, does well on heavy soils and has slight tolerance to wet soil.

Gisela 12 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry, Sour cherry
  • Vigour % of standard55% - 75%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • DeveloperGisela Inc.
  • Country of originGermany
  • PhytophthoraSome susceptibility
  • Bacterial cankerSome susceptibility
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome susceptibility
  • Crown GallSome resistance
  • Root suckersNone

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

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