Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to late blight on tubers, powdery scab and blackleg. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Susceptible to skin spot.

Parentage Saxon x Valor
Breeder Cygnet PB Ltd
Breeder Agent Cygnet PB Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2038


Excalibur (flower)
Excalibur (flower)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Height of plantsShort - medium
Colour of flowerWhite

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 4th of September, 2015