Empyrean 1 cv. (Primo/Barrier 1)

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Pedigree: Prunus persica x P. davidiana

Origin: Venice, Italy

CHARACTERISTICS:

Compatibility: Compatible with peach, some Japanese plums and apricots. Compatible with most almonds.

Comments: Looks exciting in USA commercial plantings.

Vigour: 120% of Nemaguard peach seedling. Nickels, Hansen, Cornerstone and Barrier most vigorous almond rootstocks.

Suckering: No suckers

ADAPTATION TO SOIL OR CLIMATIC CONDITIONS

Soil adaptation: Good choice for replant sites as adaptation to many soil types and soil problems. Tolerant to calcareous and alkaline soils. Tolerant to waterlogging. Yields equivalent to top 4 almond rootstocks used in California. Rapid root system growth, well branched and deep root system assists in drought tolerance.

Root-knot nematodes: Immune/tolerant

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