For those of you who would like to dabble in doing your own grafting without going through the hassle of import permits, phytosanitary inspections, royalty fees and currency exchange to get virus-free rootstock.
• very cold hardy and drought tolerant
• does well in most soil conditions
• begins bearing at an early age
• most production per tree
• fire blight and collar rot resistant
• can be too large for confined spaces
• more ladder work for pruning and picking