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2014 Apple Rootstock Trial


John Cline, University of Guelph, Department of Plant Agriculture, Box 587, 1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe, Ontario Canada N3Y 4N5 Tel: 519-426-7127 Ext. 331  Fax: 519-426-1225 Email:

Planting locations

AL, ID, IN, MA, ME, MN, NC, NJ, NY, Ontario, PA, SC, UT, VA, WA, WI


Honeycrisp: B.10, G.11, G.202, G.214, G.30, G.41, G.5890, G.935, G.969, M.26 EMLA, M.9 T337, V.1 (USA Only), V.5, V.6, V.7

'Aztec' Fuji: same as Honeycrisp excluding G.5890


4 ft. by 12 ft. (Honeycrisp) or 5 ft. by 13 ft. (Fuji)

Training and support

Tall Spindle

Annual planting reports

2019Fuji |2019Honeycrisp | 2018Fuji | 2018Honeycrisp | 2017Fuji | 2017Honeycrisp | 2016 | 2015


Muehlbauer, M., W. Cowgill, J. Clements, and W. Autio. 2019. Update on the 2014 NC-140 Honeycrisp and Aztec Fuji rootstock trials in New Jersey and Massachusetts. Fruit Notes 84(2):15-18. Horticultural News 99(2):15-18.


Flickr photo set of trees at planting, April 2014, University of Massachusetts Cold Spring Orchard

Web page gallery of trees, October 2014 (1st-leaf) at UMass Cold Spring Orchard, Belchertown, MA