• This rootsock in interesting for varieties with medium fruit set and productivity in intensive to very intensive management systems.
  • It has a very early fruit set and an excellent productivity.  Compatible with all varieties, it adapts to various soils, in particular heavy and asphyxiating ones.
  • Nevertheless, the Gisela 6 has a certain sensitivity to high summer temperatures.  In soils that are not very fertile and with very productive varieties, it is possible to see a deterioration in the vegetative state of the tree.
  • Moderately sensitive to collar rot, it is also tolerant to viruses and displays a good resistance to crown gall.
  • Attention, nevertheless, it sensitizes the varieties to bacterial canker due to Pseudomonas.  It is therefore preferable to avoid this rootstock where the terrain, climate or varieties favor Pseudomonas.
  • It requires regular pruning, which is necessary to manage the heavy load and maintain fruit caliber.
  • It does not sucker.