(P.cerasus x P.canescens)

Patented rootstock for cherry tree, obtained in Germany at the University of Giessen. The most famous dwarfing rootstock for high-density orchard. Gisela®5 induces a low vigor, it has a good grafting affinity, excellent productivity, early fruiting and good size. Suitable only for fresh and fertile soils. No polloniferous activity. Sensitive to Pseudomonas, Phytophtora and Armillaria, not very sensitive to root tumor. Suitable for high density plants in irrigated soils.