Manual of Rootstocks

Krymsk 6®Semi-vigorous cherry rootstock

Used for: Sweet cherry, Sour cherry
Developed by: Krymsk Experimental Plant Breeding Station
Country of origin: Russia
Parentage: Prunus cerasus x (Prunus cerasus x Prunus maackii)

Krymsk 6 has wide crotch angles, a smooth graft union and an improved root system. It is precocious with high yield. It works well with low productive varieties with proper management.

Krymsk 6 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry, Sour cherry
  • Vigour % of standard70% - 75%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • DeveloperKrymsk Experimental Plant Breeding Station
  • Country of originRussia
  • Bacterial cankerSome susceptibility
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome susceptibility
  • Crown GallSome resistance
  • Root suckersSome

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

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