Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to blackleg and dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum).  This variety has low resistance to potato leafroll virus and late blight on tubers.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

Parentage Stroma x S. phureja seedling
Breeder Zella J. Doig
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2040

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshMedium yellow
Depth of eyesMedium - deep
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerRed violet

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 13th of September, 2011