Manual of Rootstocks

MaridonVigorous stone fruit rootstock

Used for: European plum, Japanese plum, Peach
Developed by: Infruitec
Country of origin: South Africa
Parentage: Marianna seedling

Maridon is a vigorous rootstock for European and Japanese plums, developed from a Marianna seedling.

Maridon rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityEuropean plum, Japanese plum, Peach
  • Rootstock size classVigorous
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Country of originSouth Africa
  • PhytophthoraSome resistance
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • Root knot nematodeSome resistance
  • Root lesion nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Root suckersFew

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

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