When suckers are separated from the tree with part of the root attached, they can produce a tree ready to be planted in the orchard in 1 year. ... It is also crucial that the suckers used have grown from the scion rather than the rootstock of grafted trees ... Use of seedling root- stocks is thought to impart variability to the tree.
|Title||:||Olive Production Manual|
|Author||:||G. Steven Sibbett, Louise Ferguson|
|Publisher||:||UCANR Publications - 2005|