Manual of Rootstocks

Marianna GF 8-1Vigorous stone fruit rootstock

Used for: European pear, Japanese plum, Apricot
Developed by: INRA, France
Country of origin: France
Parentage: Prunus cerasifera x Prunus musonianna

Marianna GF 8-1 is a standard rootstock for plums and apricots, developed in France.

Marianna GF 8-1 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean pear, Japanese plum, Apricot
  • Vigour % of standard95% - 100%
  • Rootstock size classVigorous
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(8) 10F / -12C
  • Country of originFrance
  • PhytophthoraSome resistance
  • Bacterial cankerVery susceptible
  • Dagger nematodeSome resistance
  • Root knot nematodeSome resistance
  • Ring nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Root lesion nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome resistance
  • Crown GallSome resistance
  • Crown rotSome resistance
  • Replant complexSome tolerance
  • Root suckersMany
  • Plum BrownlineSome resistance
  • Plum pox virus / SharkaVery susceptible
  • Verticillium Wilt (Blackheart)Very susceptible

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