This second early variety was bred by Donald McKelvie and first marketed around 1927. Arran Banner produces a moderate yield of round, white-skinned tubers with white flesh. Tests show suseptibility to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa 2/3,1.

Parentage Suttons Abundance x Flourball
Breeder
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberRound
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesMedium - deep
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 23rd of November, 2010