<em>Malus</em> ‘Budagovsky 9’

Malus ‘Budagovsky 9’ Rootstock

(Apple) [M8 x Red Standard (Krasnij Standart)] Also called Red-leafed Paradise or Bud 9. Michurinsk College of Ag, Michurin, Russia, 1946.

Dwarfing rootstock, produces a tree about a quarter the size of a standard tree. Highly productive and precocious (fruits at a young age) with large fruit size. Very hardy though not as hardy as Antonovka.

In most locations, requires weeding, mulching, staking and irrigation. Space trees 5-10' apart. Note that reddish cambium does not scrape green like other rootstocks. Some resistance to fireblight. Z4.

Scionwood ships only in March.
We ship rootstock in both March and April.
Choose A for April shipment.
Choose B for March shipment.

229 Malus ‘Budagovsky 9’
Item Discounted
229A: April shipment, 10 for $29.50
229B: March shipment, 10 for $29.50
** Small & Light shipping applies if you order only items with stock numbers beginning with "L".
Click here for a complete list of qualifying items.
Log in
to start or resume an order
Problems with logging in?

Additional Information

Hardy Rootstocks

We do our best to provide ¼" caliper stock. Because of factors beyond our control (such as weather!) stock may be 31638".

For more info:
About Rootstock.


All apple trees require a second variety for pollination.

For more info:
About Apples
Our interactive chart Pick the Right Apple
About Cider Apples
Planting distances
About Apple rootstocks