Manual of Rootstocks

Montclar®Semi-vigorous stone fruit rootstock

Used for: European plum, Peach, Almond
Developed by: INRA, France
Country of origin: France
Parentage: Prunus persica seedling

Montclar is a semi-vigorous cold-hardy long-lived Prunus persica rootstock for peaches, plums, and almonds, and some apricots.

Montclar rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean plum, Peach, Almond
  • Vigour % of standard70% - 75%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Country of originFrance
  • PhytophthoraSome susceptibility
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • Dagger nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Root knot nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Ring nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome susceptibility
  • PTSLSome susceptibility
  • Crown GallSome susceptibility
  • 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'.