Kennebec is an early maincrop variety bred in USA. It produces a moderate to high yield of large, oval, white-skinned tubers with a cream flesh.Tests show susceptibility to both potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.

Parentage B127 x USDA X96 56
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set


Kennebec (foliage)
Kennebec (leaf)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 4th of June, 2019