Argos is a variety well adapted to production in hot climates, where it produces very high yields of long oval white tubers, usually out yielding the variety Spunta.

Parentage 143-27 (ex Solanum vernei) x Cara
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2024


Argos (foliage)
Argos (leaf)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutBlue
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerBlue violet
Frequency of berriesFew

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 29th of May, 2019