Old Home x Farmingdale 333 Pear Rootstock – OHxF 333 is a semi-dwarfing pear rootstock, producing trees 12-16 feet tall. Resistant to fireblight, collar rot, woolly pear aphids and pear decline making it a very versatile rootstock. Precocious and well-anchored. Compatible with all pear varieties.
Choosing the correct rootstock can be the difference between a tree thriving or dying on your site. Rootstocks not only determine the overall size, vigor, and precociousness of a tree but also what soil types it can grow in, its drought tolerance and how well anchored your tree will be. Now you can propagate your own fruit trees for very low costs or preserve rare and heirloom varieties by grafting them onto to resilient rootstocks. Be sure to check compatibility of your desired scion with your choice of rootstock.