Forner Alcaide® 5

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Forner Alcaide® 5

Rootstock to resist the tristeza virus.

More tolerant of lime, salinity and waterlogging than Citrange Carrizo.

Resists Tylenchulus semipenetrans Cobb citrus nematode.

Good resistance to Phytophthora fungi.

May be classified as semi-dwarfing to sub-standard.

Trees established on this rootstock reach a lower height than those grafted onto current standard root-stocks, with the reduction around 25-50%.

Productivity of the grafted varieties is very high and the fruit is of excellent quality. Maturation is slightly ahead of grafts using the Citrange Carrizo rootstock.