Cultra is a high yielding variety with low outgrade levels. Long oval tubers, parti coloured skins with cream flesh. Distinct pink eyes. Excellent cooking characteristics, with long term storage potential. Susceptible to spraing, internal rust spot, potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and potato virus Yo. Resistance to Splitting and tests show Cultra as resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.

Parentage Desiree x Cara
Breeder Agent Cullen Allen Limited
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2018


Cultra (foliage)
Cultra (leaf)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesMedium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 31st of January, 2018