B10® is a rootstock that was released from Michurinsk University of Agriculture in Russia. Bred by Dr. Budagovsky, B10® is a cross of Bud 9 x 13-14.
Influence on Scion Habit
B10® produces trees that are 30% to 35% of seedling. B10® produces tree similar to M-9 T337 in climates like Eastern Washington State. B10® has vigor similar to Pajam® 2 in climates like New York.
B10® is cold hardy and resistant to fire blight.
This rootstock is easy to propagate in layer beds or stool beds with strait plants that have few side shoots or spines.
B10® has a yield efficiency and precocity similar to M-9. It has been in orchard trials in the United States for over 8 years now and seems to grow very well.