Apple Rootstock Info: G.41

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Characteristic Detail Description
Rootstock G.41

Resulted from a cross between M.27 and Robusta 5 and introduced by the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY. Geneva® 41 and has been tested as CG 3041 and is a full dwarf, similar in size to M.9 NAKBT337. It is highly resistant to fire blight and phytophthora and in initial tests; it appears to be tolerant of replant disease. It is being tested in the 2003 NC-140 trial at 12 locations with ‘Golden Delicious’ as the scion cultivar. After five years, it produces trees similar in size to M.9, but it has higher yield efficiency and produces few root suckers.  

Synonyms Geneva 41
Origin Malling 27 X Robusta 5
Availability Experimental 
Tree Size 50-55%
Precocity Early
Winter Hardiness Hardy
Suckering Very little
Tree Support Needed Yes
Where tested within NC-140 or other research plantings AR, BC, CA, GA, IA,KY, ME, NY, PA, UT, WI

 

'Golden Delicious' on G.41
Golden Delicious G.41
Image by Robert Crassweller, Penn State University

 

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