Avalanche is a high yielding early maincrop variety, even sized tubers that set deep, with no greening. Tubers are attractive, round-oval, white skin white flesh, shallow eyes; good resistance to common scab, leaf roll, splitting and bruising; long dormancy, excellent storage. Drought resistant, Avalanche grows well in hot climates. Susceptible to late blight on tubers, powdery scab, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potao cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
DHS 70 1034 9 x Maris Piper
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|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||White|
|Colour of flesh||White|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Colour of flower||Red violet|
|Frequency of berries||Absent|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 30th of November, 2007