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.

Parentage DHS 70 1034 9 x Maris Piper
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2020



Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshWhite
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesAbsent

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