The peach tree like most fruit species requires the use of a rootstock to ensure a performant orchard.
For the peach tree, three major types of rootstock exist.
Peach trees are vigorous but they dislike soils that are too humid or too hard.
Instead, hybrid peach trees X almond trees allow for a peach tree to thrive in hard soil while showing very good compatibility with the varieties.
Plum trees are also privileged in cases with difficult soils. They can, nonetheless show problems with varietal incompatibility. In addition, it is highly recommended to use materials that are certified free of viruses due to the proven problems of deterioration linked with such illnesses.
|VERY FINE SOIL
|SENSITIVITY TO LIMESTONE
|SENTIVITY TO ROOT ASPHYXIA
|ST JULIEN GF 655/2
|AMANDIER X PECHER GF 677
® = Registered Trademark / * = Proprietary Variety Certificate (P.V.C.)