Very robust variety. It is extremely high yielding and very uniform. Cara is also a versatile potato suitable for a wide range of culinary uses including chipping. Susceptible to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum Powdery scab, potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Tests show resistance to late blight on tubers, Silver scurf, common scab potato virus Yo, Bruising and Splitting. Cara is resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
Ulster Glade x A25/19
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|Shape of tuber||Short - oval|
|Colour of skin||Red parti-coloured|
|Colour of flesh||Cream|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Medium|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Violet|
|Height of plants||Tall - very tall|
|Colour of flower||White|
|Frequency of berries||Medium|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 10th of July, 2015