Manual of Rootstocks

Controller 5®Semi-vigorous stone fruit rootstock

Used for: Peach
Developed by: University of California Davis and USDA-ARS
Country of origin: United States
Introduced: 2004
Parentage: Harrow Blood x Okinawa peach

Controller 5 is semi-dwarf, precocious and has good anchorage.

Controller 5 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityPeach
  • Vigour % of standard70%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • DeveloperUSDA ARS, University of California Davis Plant Breeding Center
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin2000
  • PhytophthoraSome susceptibility
  • Bacterial cankerVery susceptible
  • Root knot nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Ring nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Root lesion nematodeSome resistance
  • Root suckersFew

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