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

Cherry Tree Rootstocks

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Origin

Prunus fruticosa x P. lannesiana

Fruit

Good fruit size and firmness.

Vigour

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.