Manual of Rootstocks

Hansen 536Standard stone fruit rootstock

Used for: Almond
Developed by: University of California Davis Plant Breeding Center
Country of origin: United States
Introduced: 1984
Parentage: Prunus dulcis x Prunus persica

Hansen 536 is a hybrid peach-almond standard rootstock. Best suited to low-chill climates.

Hansen 536 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityAlmond
  • Vigour % of standard100% - 110%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Chill requirementLow-chill
  • DeveloperUniversity of California Davis Plant Breeding Center
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Bacterial cankerVery susceptible
  • Root knot nematodeSome resistance
  • Ring nematodeVery susceptible
  • Root lesion nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Honey / Oak root fungusVery susceptible
  • Crown GallVery susceptible
  • Crown rotVery susceptible
  • Replant complexSome tolerance
  • Root suckersNone
  • Verticillium Wilt (Blackheart)Some susceptibility

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

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