Israeli Rootstocks

Israeli Rootstocks
from Dr. Ben-Ya'acov

The information below is based on Israeli research. Rootstock performance varies with climate and soil conditions.

VC 55
Fuerte, productive, sensitive to chlorosis, West Indian, resistant to salinity (500 ppm Cl), grows vigorously, best resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi.
VC 207 (Day)
From Florida, West Indian, excellent for everything, ++ salinity tolerant, best for Phytophthora cinnamomi resistance.
VC 218
West Indian, from Antiguia, Vera Cruz, Mexico, ++ resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi, weak grower.
VC 225 From Vera Cruz, Mexico, weak, short-lived, ++ resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi.
VC 239 (Gainsville Mexican type, poor salinity tolerance, medium tolerance to Phytophthora cinnamomi., not really preferable.
VC 241 P. nubigina or very similar to, ++ resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi, salinity tolerant.
VC 256 ++ resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi., West Indian, best root rot resistance, salinity resistance.
VC 801 West Indian, salinity tolerant
VC 805
West Indian, salinity tolerant


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