Content tagged "semi-dwarf"

M.27,M.9 interstem MM.111 rootstock

Apples Updated: January 05, 2015

 Because many dwarfing rootstocks have less than the desired level of cold resistance and trees on all dwarfing rootstocks require support, dwarf rootstocks...

M.27, M.9 interstem with MM.106 rootstock

Apples Updated: January 05, 2015

 Because many dwarfing rootstocks have less than the desired level of cold resistance and trees on all dwarfing rootstocks require support, dwarf rootstocks...

Apple Rootstock Characteristics and Descriptions

Apples Updated: January 05, 2015

Click on a rootstock to access characteristics and descriptions.Dwarfing RootstocksSemi-Dwarfing RootstocksStandard Size RootstocksB.9B.118Antonovka...

Apple Rootstock Info: B.118

Apples Updated: January 05, 2015

 Formerly Bud. 54-118. A semi-dwarfing rootstock from the Michurinsk College of Agriculture, former Soviet Union. Resulted from a’ Moscow Pear’ x M.9 or M.8...

Understanding Apple Tree Size: Dwarf, Semi-Dwarf and Standard

Apples Updated: August 17, 2013

Apple rootstocks have traditionally been divided into three groups: standard, semi-dwarf, and dwarf.A standard size tree refers to trees growing on seedling...

Controlling Apple Tree Size by Horticultural Means

Apples Updated: August 14, 2013

The use of dwarfing rootstocks is the primary means utilized to affect tree size. Apples are the fruit crop that most commonly utilizes dwarfing rootstock....

Semi-dwarf Apple Rootstocks

Apples Updated: September 04, 2011

Where do I purchase stakes for apple trees?

Apples Updated: August 28, 2011

The tree stake desired and the number required will determine where you purchase your tree stakes. If using a conduit stake in a limited number, you can...

Do I have to stake all trees on all rootstocks?

Apples Updated: August 27, 2011

No, you do not have to stake all trees. Generally, since we do not have commercialized dwarfing rootstocks for most stone fruits, these trees do not need to...

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