Manual of Rootstocks

Torinel®Semi-dwarf stone fruit rootstock

Used for: European pear, Apricot
Developed by: C.A.V. Agri Obtentions S.A.
Country of origin: France
Introduced: 1989
Parentage: Reine Claude P 99 x Reine Claude de Bavay

Torinel is a semi-vigorous rootstock for plums and apricots, derived from the Reine Claude de Bavay plum cultivar.

Torinel rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean pear, Apricot
  • Vigour % of standard50% - 60%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-dwarf
  • PrecocitySlow to start bearing
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Country of originFrance
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Root knot nematodeVery resistant
  • Root suckersSome
  • Plum pox virus / SharkaSome susceptibility
  • Verticillium Wilt (Blackheart)Some resistance

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

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