Tubers have some susceptibilty to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to blackleg, dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum) and potato leafroll virus  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum) and late blight on tubers.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. This variety also has susceptibility to Bruising and Splitting.

Parentage FL 1867 x Hermes
Breeder Robert Hoopes
Breeder Agent Pepsico
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2038



Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberRound
Colour of skinYellow
Colour of fleshMedium yellow
Depth of eyesShallow
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 29th of July, 2008