Root Stock


We offer our fruit trees on a variety of rootstock sizes, from dwarf to semi-standard. The sizes we carry are commonly known as M9, M26, M7, MM106, MM111 & A2. Please scroll down learn more about each type of rootstock size.

M9

*   30% of standard
*   dwarf, 6-10 feet
*   spacing 8 feet apart
*   very productive
*   requires permanent staking
*   bears fruit in 2-3 years

M26

* 45% of standard
* semi-dwarf, 8-12 feet
* spacing 10-12 feet apart
* needs well drained site
* requires staking for first 2-3 years
* bears fruit in 3-5 years

M7

* 55-60% of standard
* can tolerate light soil and dry conditions
* 10-15 feet high
* vigorous, productive
* bears fruit in 4-5 years

MM106

* 60-65% of standard
* 12-18 feet depending on soil & variety
* tolerates wide range of soils
* vigorous growth
* heavy cropping
* bears fruit in 3-4 years

MM111

* 80-85% of standard
* height of 18-20 feet
* extremely vigorous
* reduced size in poor soils or drought
* bears fruit in 5-7 years

A2

* 85-90% of standard
* 20 - 25 feet high
* hardy, precocious tree
* requires fertile soils
* bears fruit in 6-7 years