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Plum / Apricot Rootstocks (Mariana)

Mariana rootstock are for for growing and propagating plums and  apricots and to a lesser extent, peaches and nectarine. Plums have highest rate of grafting, while the others achieve best take when budded in summer. These have been grown on for one year after harvesting from a stoolbed, so have established root systems.

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Specifications

Growth Habit Can be espaliered using the "fan" style only. Free standing tree grows to around 3 - 5m tall.
Rootstock Non-dwarfing rootstock
Plant Sizes Rootstock 30-40cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Plum / Apricot Rootstocks (Mariana)

Plum / Apricot Rootstocks (Mariana)

Mariana rootstock are for for growing and propagating plums and  apricots and to a lesser extent, peaches and nectarine. Plums have highest rate of grafting, while the others achieve best take when budded in summer. These have been grown on for one year after harvesting from a stoolbed, so have established root systems.