Manual of Rootstocks

RubiraVigorous stone fruit rootstock

Used for: Apricot
Developed by: INRA
Country of origin: France
Parentage: Prunus persica

Rubira has good productivity, but it is not cold hardy nor is it tolerant of alkaline soils.

Rubira rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApricot
  • Vigour % of standard90%
  • Rootstock size classVigorous
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Cold-hardinessNot cold-hardy
  • DeveloperINRA
  • Country of originFrance
  • PhytophthoraSome susceptibility
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • Dagger nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Root knot nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Ring nematodeSome susceptibility
  • Root lesion nematodeSome resistance
  • PTSLSome susceptibility
  • Crown GallSome susceptibility
  • Verticillium Wilt (Blackheart)Some resistance

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

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