Duarte Nursery offers a full line of Almond trees with over 20 different scion varieties to choose from. DNI also offers a full line of clonally produced rootstocks. The clonal Almond rootstocks are produced from tissue culture in DNI’s onsite laboratory. With clonal rootstocks from Duarte Nursery you will see increased uniformity, higher disease resistance, larger more vigorous trees, and increased yields.
Duarte Nursery offers a full line of Almond trees with over 20 different scion varieties. DNI also offers a full line if clonally produced rootstocks. DNI’s clonal Almond rootstocks are produced from tissue culture in our onsite laboratory. With clonal rootstocks from Duarte Nursery growers will see increased uniformity, higher disease resistance, larger more vigorous trees, and increased yields.
Duarte Almond trees are delivered in a 3.75” x 3.75” x 9.5” plastic container with a virgin non-soil growing media. Year round planting is recommended for most situations.
BB106 PAF #13/998,869-
This almond rootstock is a popular high vigorous peach/almond hybrid rootstock. This rootstock is nematode resistant, deep rooting, well anchorage and drought tolerant. The vigor and productivity are similar to Hansen 536. It has excellent root-knot Nematode resistance. This selection was a survivor in an orchard with wet soil conditions.
This almond rootstock is a Peach-Almond hybrid cross. Characteristics of this rootstock are large, extremely vigorous, hardy, self-sterile, productive, and regular bearing trees. This rootstock is commercially useful for almost all prunus species. The rootstock was developed as a first generation using Titan as the selected seed parent and Nemagard as the selected pollen parent.
Empyrean 1 Cv. (VI89)-
This almond rootstock has extraordinary vigor. It has a lower chilling requirement than Hansen 536, which makes it useful in low chill conditions around some parts of California. Bloom time is similar to Nemeguard, and harvest time is similar to Hansen 536. This rootstock shows promise of being one of the best and highest yielding almond rootstocks available for well drained soils.
Hansen 536 Hybrid-
This almond rootstock is used for Almonds, Peaches, Apricots, and Nectarines. It has excellent anchorage. It’s advantages are that it is more tolerant of salinity, alkalinity, ph, and boron soils, as compared to all other rootstocks. It is moderately resistant to Root-Knot nematodes. It does require deep and well-drained soils. It can be planted year round.
This almond rootstock is compatible with Almonds, Peaches, Plums, and Apricots. It has excellent growth, uniformity, and excellent anchorage for young almond trees. It is a low suckering rootstock, and has high vigor. This is a newer almond rootstock, and trials are ongoing.
A semi dwarf rootstock used for Almonds, Peaches, Apricots, Plums, Nectarines, and Prunes. It has good anchorage and vigor, and has excellent wet feet tolerance. Lovell rootstock prefers well drained, sandy loam soils, and is susceptible to crown rot and crown gall. Lovell also has some susceptibility to bacterial canker and nematodes.
This rootstock can be used with Plums, Prunes, Almonds, and Apricots. Mariana rootstock tends to form shallow roots and project outwards rather than downwards, root suckering can be a problem.
Nemaguard rootstock can be used for Almonds & Stone Fruit trees. This peach seedling rootstock is root knot nematode resistant, and is very vigorous. It is susceptible to root lesion nematode, bacterial canker & oak root fungus. Nemaguard rootstock prefers sandy soils.