ROOTPAC-70

Rootstock of new generation, for a more technified fruit growing through more intensive plantations, reducing the cost of production with remarkable quality of fruit and early harvest. Extremely well adapted to most warm production conditions. 

General Information

  • Species: Hybrid of peach x almond-peach (Prunus persica x Prunus davidiana) x (Prunus dulcis x Prunus persica)
  • Origin: Rootstocks Breeding Program of  Agromillora Catalana

Agronomic Traits

  • Vigor: Medium to medium-high, approximately 20% less than GF-677.
  • Compatibility: Very good with varieties of peach, nectarine, almond and some varieties of Japanese plum.
  • Structure: Open to semi-open inducing to greater sun exposure.
  • Productivity: Highly productive.
  • Fruit size: Generates very good size and fruit quality as well as an excellent color.
  • Adaptability: It adapts very well to all climatologies, but particularly to warm conditions (low chilling areas).
  • Other characteristics: Red leaf rootstock. Rigid stem (early lignification) with little or zero branching. Sensitive to watering excess during first yeras. 

Resistances and / or tolerances

  • Asphyxia: Sensitive, although less than other peach rootstocks.
  • Chlorosis: Tolerant
  • Salinity: Sensitive
  • Root-knot nematodes: Moderately resistant to resistant.
  • Lesion nematodes: Susceptible
  • Agrobacterium tumefaciens: Sensitive
  • Armillaria mellea: In study
  • Rossellinia necatrix: In study

Register in the Community Plant Variety Office

  • Denomination: Purplepac
  • Nº EXP. 2006/2253