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.

Parentage Ulster Glade x A25/19
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set

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Cara (foliage)
Cara (leaf)

Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutViolet
MaturityMaincrop
Height of plantsTall - very 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 10th of July, 2015