Malus Budagovsky 118 Rootstock(Apple) [Moscow Pear x (M8 and M9 pollen)] Michurinsk College of Ag, Michurin, Russia. Also called Bud 118 or B118.
Semi-dwarf rootstock, about 85-90% of standard). Sometimes referred to as a “semi-standard” or even a standard. Space trees 20-25' apart.
More productive and fruits sooner than trees on Antonovka. Very winter hardy and soil adaptable. Generally not used in commercial orchards due to its large size. Note that reddish cambium does not scrape green like other rootstocks. Resistant to collar rot. Unknown susceptibility to fireblight. Z3.
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