Excellent robust variety suitable for diverse cooking uses including French fries. It has very good storage qualities and has resistance to diseases such as tuber late blight, blackleg. Susceptible to powdery scab, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida .
Desiree x Cara
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval - long|
|Colour of skin||Red|
|Colour of flesh||White|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Violet|
|Height of plants||Tall|
|Colour of flower||Red violet|
|Frequency of berries||Few|
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