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For Over 110 Years

We at Adams County Nursery recognize the significance of the contributions of previous generations who worked to build a company set in sound business principles, and we strive to continue our tradition of quality products with a commitment to customer service.

Rootstock Info

Apple Rootstocks

Our apple trees are grown on a number of different clonal rootstocks, originating from different regions of the world. We use stocks from the EMLA, Budagovsky and Geneva rootstock programs. learn more

Cherry Rootstocks

Our sweet and tart cherry rootstocks include Gisela® 5, 6 and 12, CT500 Mahaleb, and Mazzard. When selecting a rootstock, pay careful attention to soil conditions and other irrigation considerations. learn more

Pear Rootstocks

Our European pear trees are grown on OHxF97 and/or OHxF87 rootstock. 97 produces a standard size tree, is hardy and productive. The recommended spacing for plantings on this rootstock is 12’ between trees in the row and 20’ between rows. For growers who wish to plant a higher density pear orchard, we recommend planting trees on OHxF87. These can be planted at 5’ in row and 12-14’ between rows. All of our Asian pear varieties are grown on Betulaefolia rootstock. This rootstock is vigorous, well anchored and drought tolerant. The recommended spacing for plantings on this rootstock is 12’ between trees in the row and 20’ between rows.

Peach & Nectarine Rootstocks

Our peach and nectarine trees are grown on industry standard Bailey rootstock. If we need to purchase peach trees to supplement our own inventory, these trees are typically grown on Lovell rootstock. For a traditional, open center planting we recommend spacing the trees 12-14’ in row and 20’ between rows. For perpendicular V training, the recommended spacing is 6’ in row and 20’ feet between rows.

Plum & Apricot Rootstocks

Our plum and apricot trees are grown on Myrobolan rootstock due to its hardiness and ability to adapt to a wide range of soils. Myro is shallow rooted, yet well anchored and vigorous. The recommended spacing for this rootstock is 12' between trees and 20' feet between rows.


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