Maincrop maturity, high yields, low tuber numbers and long dormancy.High dry matter and good fry colour. Susceptible to late blight on foliage, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida . Tests show resistance to Powdery scab, potato leafroll virus, potato virus Yo and splitting.

Parentage 5158DDR x SW 163/55
Breeder Saatbah
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set

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Hermes (foliage)
Hermes (sprout)
Hermes (leaf)

Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityMaincrop
Height of plantsTall
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 28th of February, 2017