Rootstocks Northern Spy

Description

     
 

Synonym:

Spy 

 

Origin:

The fruiting variety 'Northern Spy' East Bloomfield New York, USA, 1928 

 

Parentage:

Chance seedling 

 

Size compared to seedling:

75% 
 

Tolerances:

Moderately resistant to phytophthora, heavy soils 
 

Resistances:

Woolly apple aphid resistant, resistant to peniophera 
 

Susceptibilities:

Fireblight 
 

Precocity:

Medium 

 

Support:

Not required 

   

 

 

Notes

A hardy rootstock which is adapted to a wide variety of soil types yet producing good quality and yields of fruit.
Moderately precocious and woolly apple aphid resistant and freestanding make it a favourite with home gardeners.
Branches on young trees may need training on vigorous soils. 
     
     

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