One of the highest yielding potato varieties to come through recent trials. It possesses excellent drought tolerance. Uniform round tubers suitable for crisping and table use in export markets. The tubers are short oval with netted skins and yellow flesh. Tests show susceptibility to late blight on tubers, common scab and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Shows resistance to Blackleg and is resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.

Parentage Russet Burbank x Sante
Breeder
Breeder Agent Higgins Agriculture Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2031

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshWhite
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityMaincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesFew

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 12th of March, 2008