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M9 Apple Rootstock 

M9 is very dwarfing reaching 35% of seedling tree size


A dwarfing apple rootstock, which will produce a small tree with heavy crops and early yield (will bear fruit in 2 - 3 years). It will require support through staking or a trellis, and minimal pruning. The fruit is larger, and will ripen a little earlier.


M9 is suitable for high density planting and is the most commonly planted dwarfing rootstock in the world.


To get the most out of your dwarf tree, reduce the weed competition around the base, mulch, and regularly apply fertiliser and water well during dry periods.


Mature tree height: 1.8 – 3.5 meters


Soil: M9 will perform well on all soil types, except for light/sandy soils in low rainfall areas without irrigation


Precocity: Very early


Support required: Yes


Available in two sizes:

Grafting Grade - ready to graft this winter

Liner Grade - to plant out and grow on for grafting the following winter

M9 Apple Rootstock - Dwarfing


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