Manual of Rootstocks

BB 106TMStandard stone fruit rootstock

Used for: European plum, Japanese plum, Apricot, Peach, Almond
Developed by: Bright's Nursery
Country of origin: United States
Parentage: Prunus persica x Prunus dulcis

BB 106 is compatible with almond, peach, European and Japanese plum and apricot. It entered almond trials in 2004.

BB 106 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean plum, Japanese plum, Apricot, Peach, Almond
  • Vigour % of standard110% - 120%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • DeveloperBright’s Nursery
  • Country of originUnited States
  • PhytophthoraSome susceptibility
  • Bacterial cankerVery susceptible
  • Root knot nematodeVery resistant
  • Root lesion nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Honey / Oak root fungusVery susceptible
  • Crown GallSome susceptibility
  • Replant complexSome tolerance, Some susceptibility
  • Root suckersFew
  • 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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