Fruittree Rootstocks Holland BV selects existing rootstocks and seedlings from various crosses for replant disease tolerance. This has led to a number of potential new rootstocks. Coming years, these will be propagated on stool beds and selected further. In addition to tolerance for replant disease, Fruittree Rootstocks Holland assesses the plants for other resistances and tolerances. Such as tolerance to drought and frost.

Grafting the rootstock with commonly used varieties is carried out to show the suitability of the rootstock for the cultivation of this varieties.

Fruittree Rootstocks Holland has prioritized the following selection criteria:

  • Replant disease
  • Woolly aphid tolerance
  • Fruit tree cancer susceptibility
  • Compatibility with fruit varieties
  • Root suckers and burr knots
  • Drought and frost tolerance
  • Fire blight resistance