Heraclea is an early maincrop variety that is suitable for crisping. In trials the variety demonstrated resistance to dry rot (F. coeruleum), skin spot, silver scurf, black dot and splitting. The variety had susceptibility to PCN Pa2/3, tuber late blight an dry rot (F. sulphureum).

Parentage Markies x RZ 94-1538
Breeder Agent HZPC UK Limited
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2043


Heraclea Flower


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinYellow
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Botanical Description
MaturityEarly Maincrop

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 11th of August, 2020