Volume 32 Number 2 Article 3 Pages: 31-37
Year 1978 Month 4
Title: Performance of Sweet Cherry Cultivars on Several Clonally-Propagated Understocks
Authors: R.L. Stebbins, J.R. Thienes and H.R. Cameron
Clonal selections of Prunus avium L.,
Prunus mahaleb L., and P. avium x P. mahaleb
(M x M) were compared during an
11-year period with mazzard seedling or
mazzard F12/1 as understocks for Prunus
avium cvs Napoleon, Bing, Lambert, Corum,
Chinook, or Sam.
There were no obviously
incompatible combinations but certain stocks
produced smaller trees than others.
P. mahaleb 193701 and 163091 were slightly
smaller at age 10 than controls, but the dif
ference varied with site and cultivar.
on M x M 14 were 1/3 to 1/2 the size of
controls after 11 years.
Trees on OCR-2
were the same size as control trees but were
Trees on M x M 39, were
dwarf and precocious but did not remain
Full text download: APS subscribers
ISHS members & pay-per-view
(PDF 822708 bytes)
APS membership administration
ISHS membership administration