Mark

 Rootstocks Mark

Description

     
 

Synonym:

MAC 9 

 

Origin:

R F Carlson, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA 

 

Parentage:

Open pollinated seedling of M 9 

 

Size compared to seedling:

35-40% 
 

Tolerances:

Heavy soils, moderate tolerance to phytophthora 
 

Resistances:

Can be used in replant in most soils without fumigation but not fully tolerant to specific apple replant disorder 
 

Susceptibilities:

Woolly Apple Aphid, Burr Knots, Fireblight, Sensitive to drought 
 

Precocity:

High precocity 

 

Support:

Required 

   

 

 

Notes

Scion growth on Mark can be variable.
Requires more water than M 9.
Root mass proliferation limits this rootstock in hot environments.
Burr Knotting also is a limitation and bud unions must be no more than 50mm from soil level.
Varieties on Mark rootstock mature 7 to 10 days earlier than those on MM 106.
Use of Mark rootstock has been largely discontinued. 
     
     

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