Great variety for Mediterranean-type climates. Burren is a long-oval potato with shallow eyes, good drought resistance and good storage capability. It is very high yielding and produces larger crops compared with Spunta. This variety has susceptibilty to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Test show resistance to Potato leafroll virus and potato virus Yo.

Parentage Marfona x Spunta
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2023


Burren (foliage)
Burren (leaf)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshMedium yellow
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutViolet
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 9th of July, 2015