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Fruit rootstocks for grafting purposes

We supply a very wide range of apple, pear, plum/damson and cherry rootstocks.The minimum quantity is normally 10 of any one variety (20 of any one variety for international orders)

Reminder for customers: In order to avoid disappointment, we strongly recommend that rootstock orders are firmed up as soon as possible. Rootstocks are supplied from early February

 

International enquiries welcome - see delivery charges below

Further information about particular rootstocks can be found on the rootstock page.

Rootstock information

 

Apple rootstocks

M25 Very vigorous

M111 Vigorous, high tolerance of waterlogging

MM106 Semi vigorous

M116 Slightly less vigorous than MM106 but similar yield, greater disease resistance.

M26 Semi dwarfing

M9 Dwarfing

M27 Ultra dwarfing

Rootstock Price per rootstock (€)
10-20 units 30-50 units 60-190 units 200 or more units
M25 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
M111 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
MM106 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
M116 2.95 2.50 2.13 1.95
M26 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
M9 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
M27 2.95 2.50 2.13 1.81

 

Pear rootstocks (also suitable for quince and medlar)

Pyrus communis Vigorous. Traditional rootstock for large trees

Pyrodwarf Semi vigorous

Swedish Whitebeam Slightly more vigorous than the quince A or quince BA29 roostocks. Very tolerant of poor soils

Rowan Semi dwarfing. Extremely tolerant of poor soils

Quince BA29 Smaller than Pyrodwarf, more tolerant of wet ground than Quince A

Quince A Semi dwarfing

Quince EMH Dwarfing, but larger fruit and larger yields than cultivars grown on Quince C

Quince C Dwarfing

Rootstocks Price per rootstock (€)
10-20 units 30-50 units 60-190 units 200 or more units
Pyrus Communis 2.30 1.95 1.66 1.41
Pyrus Kirchensaller 2.95 2.50 2.13 1.81
Pyrodwarf 4.85 4.11 3.50 P.O.A
Swedish Whitebeam 3.13 3.13 2.50 2.00
Rowan 1.95 1.95 1.56 1.20
Quince BA29 2.95 2.50 2.13 1.81
Quince A 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
Quince EMH 2.95 2.50 2.13 1.81
Quince C 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59

Plum/damson rootstocks

Myrobalan B Very vigorous

Brompton Vigorous

Jaspi Semi vigorous, greater tolerance of wet ground than St Julien A

St Julien A Semi vigorous

Plumina Semi dwarfing, produces larger fruit than cultivars grown on Pixy

Pixy Semi dwarfing

Rootstock Price per rootstock (€)
10-20 units 30-50 units 60-190 units 200 or more units
Myrobalen B 2.30 1.95 1.66 1.41
Brompton 2.30 1.95 1.66 1.41
Jaspi 4.60 3.90 P.O.A P.O.A
St Julien A 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
Plumina 4.60 3.90 P.O.A P.O.A
Pixy 2.95 2.50 2.13 1.81

 

Cherry rootstocks

F.12.1 (Mazzard) Very vigorous

Mahaleb Vigorous (less than F.12.1)

MxM14 Semi vigorous, good canker resistance

Colt Medium

Gisela 6 Semi dwarfing, more tolerant of poor soils than Gisela 5

Gisela 5 Dwarfing

Rootstock Price per rootstock (€)
10-20 units 30-50 units 60-190 units 200 or more units
F.12.1 2.95 2.50 2.13 1.81
Mahaleb 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
M x M14 2.60 2.20 1.87 1.59
Colt 2.90 2.50 2.13 1.81
Gisela 6 4.85 4.11 3.50 2.98
Gisela 5 4.00 3.40 2.89 2.46

 

Graftwood

We can supply graftwood (scions) of apples and pears. The wood is generally supplied in lengths of 45-60cm, sufficient for 3-5 grafts. Price per length: 6.00. Ten lengths 40.00

Availability

Graftwood is supplied from the end of January

Apple varieties

Ardcairn Russet, Ashmeand's Kernel, Bardsey, Beauty of Bath, Bramley's Seedling, Cornish Aromatic, Court of Wick, Court Pendu Plat, Crawley Beauty, Dabinette, D'Arcy Spice, Discovery, Edward VII, Egremont Russet, Gennet Moyle, Gladstone, Golden Pippin, Greensleeves, Grenadier, Harry Masters, Keswick Codlin, Lane's Prince Albert, Lemon Pippin, Morgan's Sweet. Newton Wonder, Orleans Reinette, Reverend W Wilks, Rosemary Russet, St Edmunds Russet, Sunset, Tom Putt

Pear varieties

Beth, Black Worcester, Buerré Hardy, Catillac, Concorde, Conference, Durondeau, Fondante d'Automne, Jargonelle, Louis Bonne of Jersey, Onward, Précoce de Trévoux, Shipover

Perry pear varieties

Gin, Hendre Huffcap, Thorn, Winnal's Longdon, Yellow Huffcap

Grafting tape

25mm Polythene grafting tape (white)

The default grafting tape. €15.00 per roll (sufficient for approx 500-700 grafts). 5 rolls €50.00

25mm x 27.4m Parafilm biodegradable grafting tape (90 ft)

High quality biodegradable wax grafting tape, suitable replacement for grafting wax. Will stick to itself so no need for tying. The tape naturally falls off and biodegrades so no time-consuming messing with knives after the grafts have taken. Breathable but water-resistant. €10.00 per roll. Box of 6 rolls €50.00. The box price represents very good value for anyone doing grafts on a semi-professional scale.

Wholesale: Case of 72 rolls - €400.00.

 

Delivery charges Ireland (incl Northern Ireland).

Unless ordered with rootstocks, a minimum delivery charge of €12.00 applies for grafting tape or graftwood. For separate or larger orders of grafting tape, please contact us for a delivery quotation.

Quantity of rootstocks delivery ROI (€) delivery NI(€)
30-50 17.50 25.00
60-100 20.00 27.50
110-150 25.00 32.50
160-200 30.00 37.50
+ extra 100 15.00 20.00

Delivery Charges International (EU and EEA)

Unless ordered with rootstocks, a minimum delivery charge of €15.00 applies for grafting tape or graftwood. For separate or larger orders of grafting tape, please contact us for a delivery quotation.

Quantity of rootstocks delivery UK (€) delivery other EU and EEA (€)
50-70 40.00
40.00
80-100 55.00
60.00
110-200 75.00 95.00
each additional 200 45.00
50.00