Manual of Rootstocks

FlordaguardStandard stone fruit rootstock

Used for: European plum, Japanese plum, Peach
Developed by: University of Florida
Country of origin: United States
Introduced: 1991
Parentage: Prunus persica seedling

Flordaguard is a standard peach rootstock, recommended for low-chill climates, compatible with peach and plum.

Flordaguard rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean plum, Japanese plum, Peach
  • Vigour % of standard100% - 105%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Chill requirementLow-chill
  • DeveloperUniversity of Florida
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • Root knot nematodeSome resistance
  • Ring nematodeSome resistance
  • Root lesion nematodeSome resistance

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

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