Tetra® Test

 Rootstocks Tetra® Test Selection

Description

     
 

Synonym:

Empyrean® 3 (USA)

 

Origin:

A. Nicotra and L. Moser, Istituto Spermentale Per La Frutticoltura, Rome, Italy 1995 

 

Parentage:

Selected seedling of P Domestica 'Reine Claude du Bavay' 

 

Size compared to G Queen seedling:

Unknown in New Zealand, but likely to be 5 to 10% smaller than G Queen Peach Seedling 
 

Tolerances:

Moderately resistant to replant complex 
 

Resistances:

Root knot nematode, Armillaria mellea, Phytophthora cactorum 
 

Susceptibilities:

None known 
 

Precocity:

Unknown in New Zealand 

 

Support:

Self Supporting 

   

 

 

Notes

Graft compatability excellent with peach, apricot, almond and plum.

Anchorage is excellent with no suckering.

Delays almond bloom by 4-5 days compared to CF677.

With peach and nectarine, trees are slightly smaller than Peach Seedling (estimate 80-90%)

With apricot and plum, vigour is more than Peach Seedling.

Advances maturity by 3-5 days with improved fruit colour.

Yield efficiency similar to peach seedling.

    Test Selection:  
This is not an offer for sale of this rootstock.  Trees are produced to order only and a test fee applies.
     

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