The size of a
fruit tree is mainly determined by the rootstock on which it is
grafted. The rootstock additionally widely decides on the year when the
tree will start to flower and bear. Characteristics of the variety like
fruit color, ripening time and taste are less affected by the rootstock.
Our rootstocks for
have significant advantages compared to conventional
- the trees remain smaller and
can be planted at higher densities
- early cropping and full
yielding potential are brought forward for several years.