Current rootstock for peaches and nectarines for commercial orchards in Germany
70-80% compared to peach seedling RUBIRA™
Trial station La Grande Ferrade, Bordeaux, France, 1962
St. Julien A von Orleans x Prunus domestica 'Pershore'
Medium to strong growing rootstock with an upright habit. Despite the strong growth this rootstock is very fertile and supports an early yield beginning. The trees have a very good lodging resistance.
2-2,5 m x 3,5-4,5 m
This rootstock is adjusted to many different soil and climate conditions. Also suitable for heavy and wet soils. Chlorosis can occur from a pH level of 8 or higher. A production of root suckers is possible depending on the site.