M793

 Rootstocks M793

Description

     
 

Synonym:

Merton 793, EM 793, 793, MI 793 

 

Origin:

John Innes Institute, Merton UK 

 

Parentage:

M 2 x Northern Spy 

 

Size compared to seedling:

90% 
 

Tolerances:

Specific Apple Replant disorder tolerant, tolerant on heavy clay soils, good tolerance to phytophthora 
 

Resistances:

Resistant to woolly apple aphid 
 

Susceptibilities:

Fireblight 
 

Precocity:

Not particularly precocious due to vigour.  Less precocious than MM 106 

 

Support:

Freestanding but support recommended when young 

   

 

 

Notes

Produces smaller fruit than MM 106 with same variety.
Replant rootstock of choice in medium density orchards and for heavy clay soils.
Maturity of fruit several days after MM 106 with same variety. 
     
     

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