Manual of Rootstocks

Weigi 1®Semi-vigorous cherry rootstock

Used for: Sweet cherry
Developed by: Peter Stoessel, Kressbronn
Country of origin: Germany
Introduced: 2000
Parentage: Prunus cerasus seedling

In German trials, Weigi 1 had about the same vigor as ‘Gisela® 6’. It is adaptable to hot and dry climates with high yield.

Weigi 1 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry
  • Vigour % of standard70% - 90%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • 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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