Manual of Rootstocks

ShiloTMStandard cherry rootstock

Used for: Sweet cherry
Developed by: University of California, Davis Plant Breeding Center
Country of origin: United States
Introduced: 2001
Parentage: Prunus mahaleb

Shilo induces slightly earlier fruiting of sweet cherry scions compared to ‘Mahaleb’ seedling. It also exhibits low root and trunk sucker production.

Shilo rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySweet cherry
  • Vigour % of standard100%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Cold-hardinessNot cold-hardy
  • DeveloperUniversity of California Davis Plant Breeding Center
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin2000
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Crown rotSome resistance

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

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