Manual of Rootstocks

Stockton MorelloVigorous cherry rootstock

Used for: Sour cherry
Developed by: East Malling Research Center
Country of origin: United Kingdom

The root system of the mature ‘Stockton Morello’ is in general more like that of the ‘Mazzard’ than the ‘Mahaleb’ including its water tolerance.

Stockton Morello rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilitySour cherry
  • Vigour % of standard80% - 95%
  • Rootstock size classVigorous
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • DeveloperEast Malling Research Station
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Bacterial cankerSome susceptibility
  • Root knot nematodeVery resistant
  • Root lesion nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Crown rotSome resistance
  • Root suckersMany

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

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