Manual of Rootstocks

CornerstoneTMStandard stone fruit rootstock

Used for: Almond
Developed by: Burchell Nursery
Country of origin: United States
Parentage: Prunus dulcis x Prunus persica

Cornerstone is compatible with almonds, but its compatibility with all peaches and nectarines is to be determined.

Cornerstone rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityAlmond
  • Vigour % of standard110%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Country of originUnited States
  • PhytophthoraSome resistance, Some susceptibility
  • Bacterial cankerVery susceptible
  • Root knot nematodeSome resistance
  • Ring nematodeVery susceptible
  • Root lesion nematodeSome resistance
  • Crown GallSome resistance, Some susceptibility

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

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