ROOTPAC-20

Rootstock of new generation. Rustic with good behavior in difficult soils, good fruit quality and a remarkable precocity.

General Information

  • Species: Plum tree hybrid (Prunus besseyi x Prunus cerasifera).
  • Origin:  Agromillora Catalana breeding program

Agronomical Characteristics

  • Vigor:  Low, around 40-50% less than GF-677.
  • Compatibility: Good with peach, nectarine and Japanese plum and almond varieties. Compatible with apricot varieties, although more information is needed.
  • Appearance: Erect and compact
  • Productivity: Highly productive
  • Size: Produces very good fruit size and quality.
  • Precociousness: Early maturity in some varieties.
  • Propagación: Fácil por in Vitro.
  • Adaptability: Adapts very well to high density plantation. Good adaptation to heavy soils and cold areas.

Resistance and/or Tolerances

  • Cold: Tolerant
  • Asphyxia: Tolerant
  • Chlorosis: Moderately tolerant
  • Salinity: Moderately tolerant
  • Root-knot nematodes: Resistant.
  • Lesion nematodes: Resistant
  • Agrobacterium tumefaciens: Sensitive
  • Armillaria mellea: Unknown. Apparently tolerant.
  • Rosellinia necatrix: Unknown. Apparently tolerant.

Register in the Community Plant Variety Office

  • Varietal denomination: Densipac
  • Nº EXP. 2011/1062