Cornell University and USDA (Malling 27 x Robusta 5).
Geneva® G 202 (CG 5202) Dwarfing
Does well in warmer climates.
Partial tolerance to replant disease, good for organic production
Fire blight and Phytophthora resistant, good resistance to woolly aphid.
Moderate stool bed performance, good quality nursery trees.
In NY 50% larger than M9 and slightly lower yield efficiency, but in NZ it was more productive than M26 and one of best available.
Plant at densities of 1500 – 2500 trees/ha.
(Information based on overseas data).
Commercial or trial status
Semi-dwarfing, slightly larger or similar to M26 size.