Maincrop maturity, with high yields and early bulking. Medium dry matter, firm cooked texture, good boiling, fresh French fry and mashing quality. High resistance to drought and good resistance to potato virus Yo and powdery scab. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1, and mis-shapes on heavy soils. Moderately susceptible to spraing and mild mosaic viruses.
Urgenta x Depesche
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval - long|
|Colour of skin||Red|
|Colour of flesh||Light yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Medium|
|Smoothness of skin||Medium|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Medium|
|Colour of flower||Red violet|
|Frequency of berries||Many|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 7th of June, 2017