M9

 Rootstocks M 9

Description

     
 

Synonym:

Juane de Metz, Yellow Metz, EM IX, EM 9, Malling 9 

 

Origin:

Selected at East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, UK, from a number of clones of 'Juane de Metz' 

 

Parentage:

Chance seedling 

 

Size compared to seedling:

25-30% 
 

Tolerances:

Variable and heavy soil conditions 
 

Resistances:

Phytophthora 
 

Susceptibilities:

Woolly apple aphid, fireblight, mildew 
 

Precocity:

High 

 

Support:

Support Required 

   

 

 

Notes

Trees are poorly anchored and require support.
M 9 is the major dwarfing apple rootstock in many areas of the world.
Many clones of M 9 are available and McGrath Nurseries Ltd have several clonal selections of varying vigour.
Trees on M 9 show good yield efficiency and varieties mature approximately 7 days earlier than on MM 106. 
     
     

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