Dwarf pear rootstock from South Africa
Exclusive to ANFIC
- Semi dwarfing rootstock 60 to 75% of D6.
- Most popular rootstock in South Africa.
- Suitable for high density plantings. Will require spur pruning in hot climates.
- Resistant to collar rot and latent viruses, susceptible to fireblight.
- Early APFIP trial results show BP1 performing almost as well as BM2000 with both the Williams and Packhams pear varieties.