Fruit and Nut
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.
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
M27 Ultra dwarfing
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
Myrobalan B Very 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
F.12.1 (Mazzard) Very vigorous
Mahaleb Vigorous (less than F.12.1)
MxM14 Semi vigorous, good canker resistance
Gisela 6 Semi dwarfing, more tolerant of poor soils than Gisela 5
Gisela 5 Dwarfing
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
Graftwood is supplied from the end of January
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
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
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.
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.