This Sárpo variety has resistance to virus Yo, leafroll, foliage late blight, black dot and silver scurf. There is some resistance to dry rot (F. coeruleum) and blackleg. Axona is susceptible to Dry rot ( Fusarium Sulphureum), potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 Plants have high vigour and suppress weeds efficiently. Tubers show long dormancy in ambient store. Tubers have a pronounced potato taste.

Parentage 76 PO 12 14 268 x D187
Breeder Agent
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2034


Axona (flower)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinRed
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesMedium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerRed 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 4th of April, 2013