Balmoral is a high yielding variety with low outgrade levels. Long oval tubers, parti-coloured skin with cream flesh and distinct pink eyes. Good resistance to common scab. Susceptible to late blight on foliage, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.

Parentage Ulster Dale x OP3211/6
Breeder Agent Cullen Allen Limited
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2021

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesVery shallow - shallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturitySecond Early
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesFew

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 13th of January, 2010