Manual of Rootstocks

MxM 2®Standard cherry rootstock

Used for: Sweet cherry, Sour cherry
Developed by: Lyle Brooks, Daybreak Nursery, Oregon
Country of origin: United States
Parentage: Mahaleb x Mazzard

MxM 2 is moderately precocious. It adapts well to a wide range of soils and is considered the best rootstock for heavy, shallow soils and performs better than ‘Mazzard’ in clay soils.

MxM 2 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry, Sour cherry
  • Vigour % of standard105%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • DeveloperDaybreak Nursery
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome resistance
  • Root suckersFew

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

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