Very high yielding variety. Banba produces a high percentage of large long-oval tubers. Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and good resistance to common scab, drought and mechanical damage. Susceptible to blackleg and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. It shows very good storage capability.

Parentage Slaney x Estima
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2031


Banba (flower)
Banba (flower)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinYellow
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesMedium

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 1st of March, 2011