The Consortium Deutscher Baumschulen (CDB) is a
cooperation of 9 German dendro-rootstock producing tree nurseries.
The dwarfing GiSelA rootstocks for sweet cherries bred by Prof. Werner
and Prof. Hanna Schmidt at Giessen university were transferred to the
Consortium in 1981. It was and is the aim to exploit this comprehensive
breeding material and to introduce the best clones into the worldwide
modern cherry industry.
In 1996 the CDB added the dwarfing PIKU
cherry rootstocks from Pillnitz, Dresden, to its programme.
Since 1995 the Pyrus rootstock "PYRODWARF", bred in Geisenheim, is
With Myruni and Wavit the CDB
offers two promising rootstocks for plums.
CONSORTIUM DEUTSCHER BAUMSCHULEN GmbH
Management Claus Hildebrand
Phone ++49-4101 - 36 98 05
Fax ++49-04101 - 36 96 83