Ambo is a very attractive early maturing versatile parti-coloured variety with good foliage and tuber late blight resistance. High yielding in a wide range of soil types and presents good drought resistance. Resistance to late blight on tubers. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa3/2,1. Susceptible to potato virus Yo.

Parentage Desiree x Cara
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2021


Ambo (sprout)
Ambo (leaf)
Ambo (flower)
Ambo (flower)
Ambo (foliage)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesDeep
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutViolet
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesMedium

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 7th of February, 2019