Manual of Rootstocks

Weigi 3®Semi-vigorous 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 3 yields larger fruit with good anchorage and a smooth graft union. It seems adaptable to higher pH soils, but is not for high density planting.

Weigi 3 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry
  • Vigour % of standard70% - 90%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Country of originGermany
  • Period of origin2000
  • Replant complexSome tolerance
  • Root suckersFew

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

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