A second early variety bred by Scottish breeder Archibald Findlay in Lincolnshire and first marketed in 1920. Catriona produces a moderate yield of long oval, parti-coloured blue tubers with a light yellow flesh. It has excellent flavour and cooking qualities. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rotochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
McGill and Smiths seedling 10.264 A 10.612
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||Blue parti-coloured|
|Colour of flesh||Light yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Blue|
|Colour of flower||Blue violet|
|Frequency of berries||Absent|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 6th of February, 2018