Trees budded to Penta are well anchored and display vigour and yield similar to trees budded on peach seedling.
Good compatibility with plum and almond cvs tested. 10% smaller than Penta.
Resistant to Phytophthora and root-knot nematode.
Hardwood cuttings same as Penta except trees should be slightly less vigorous than seedling.
Shows no resistance to root-knot nematode in California (similar to Lovell).
(Information based on overseas data.)
Commercial or trial status
ISF Rome Italy
Imperial Epineuse' trees produced on Empyrean 3 are reported 15% less vigorous than on peach seedling.
A clonal selected seedling of Prunus domestica
Compatible with peach, plum, almond and apricot.
Adaption to soil or climatic conditions
Resistant to wet, heavy soils. Tetra is better adapted to heavy soils than peach seedling.