Manual of Rootstocks

HiawathaVigorous stone fruit rootstock

Used for: Peach
Developed by: University of California Davis Plant Breeding Center
Country of origin: United States
Parentage: Prunus besseyi x Prunus salicina

Hiawatha is compatible with peach. It was bred in South Dakota to tolerate the prairie states’ winters.

Hiawatha rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityPeach
  • Vigour % of standard70%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-vigorous
  • Support requiredTemporary support
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Root knot nematodeSome resistance
  • Ring nematodeSome susceptibility
  • 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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