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M116 apple rootstocks

Malus domestica

M116 is a large semi-dwarf or small semi-vigorous rootstock compatible with all apple varieties and many crab-apples.

Please note our M116 rootstocks are not currently bio / organic. However you should be able to request a prorogation from your organic certification organisation.

Sold in bundles of 5 rootstocks.

M116 apple rootstocks for sale

Please order by January for delivery in February - March.

  • M116 rootstocks (5-pack) 25.00€
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Growing and Training

M116 can be considered as a direct replacement for the popular MM106 semi-vigorous apple rootstock. Despite the tree being roughly 10% smaller, it is capable of producing a similar yield.

The mature height is likely to be around 3m or more in good conditions, and the tree will not need staking except in very light soils.

M116 has much better resistance to Phytophthora (collar rot) than most apple rootstocks. These fungal infections are a common disease of apple trees, and particularly prevalent in damp soils.

Trees grafted on M116 rootstock should be planted 3.5m - 4.5m apart.


M116 characteristics

  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Fire blightSome resistance
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999