Krymsk™ 5 (VSL-2 cv.) cherry rootstock

Cherry Tree Rootstocks

Commercial or trial status



Prunus fruticosa x P. lannesiana


Good fruit size and firmness.


Krymsk™ 5 (VSL-2 cv.) is 90% the size of F12/1.

Plant and rootstock performance

Compatible with sweet and sour cherries. Smooth graft union. Good adaptation to cold climates. Very precocious with high yields. Excellent tree form with wide crotch angles. No crown gall observed. Resistant to wet soils. Sensitive to Prunus ringspot and Prunus dwarf virus. As Krymsk™ 5 is virus sensitive, it requires virus free budwood.