B.P. 1

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.

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