Penta® (Test)

 Rootstocks Penta® Test Selection

Description

     
 

Synonym

Empyrean® 2 (USA)

 

Origin:

A. Nicotra and L. Moser, Istituto Spenmentale per la Frutticoltura, Rome Italy 1995 

 

Parentage:

Selection of Prunus domestica seedling c.v. imperial epineuse

 

Size compared to P Queen seedling:

Unknown under NZ conditions, but likely to be around the size of Peach Seedlings 
 

Tolerances:

Heavy wet soil, calceolarius soil, water hogging
 

Resistances:

Resistant to Verticillium dahllae, Armillarea mellea and Phytophthora cactorum 
 

Susceptibilities:

None Known 
 

Precocity:

Unknown in New Zealand 

 

Support:

Self Supporting 

   

 

 

Notes

Compatible with peach, nectarine, apricot, plum, almond
Enhances fruit size in apricot, similar yield efficiency to Golden Queen seedlings.  Very interesting rootstock.
  
    Test selection:  This is not an offer of sale for this rootstock.  Trees are produced to order only and a test fee applies.
     

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