A modern pear cultivar selected for flavor and fireblight resistance.
P.18 Apple Rootstock (Spring 2023)
A full-vigor, extremely cold-hardy rootstock.
P.18 is a full-vigor stock with outstanding winter hardiness. A cross of Malling 4 and Antonovka, it was bred in Poland to withstand Polish winters, and it also has good resistance to collar rot, scab, mildew, gall, and fireblight. It tolerates heavy soils and is free of burr knots. P.8 is, however, susceptible to woolly apple aphid. Many growers now prefer B.118 or B.490.
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Tree Height & Spacing
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)
Tree spacing: See details
Good for wildlife planting?
Burr Knots: N
Ease of Grafting: Y
Diseases & Pests
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A beautiful purple, late-season, disease-resistant dessert apple.
The rock-star, cold-hardy apple from Minnesota.
A reliable, self-fertile plum that performs very well on the West Coast.