Tubers have some resistance to splitting and bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (F. sulphureum), powdery scab, common scab and potato virus A. This variety has low resistance to potato leafroll virus and Potato virus Yn.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

Parentage Cosmos x Osprey
Breeder Cygnet PB Ltd
Breeder Agent Cygnet PB Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2043


La Strada Tuber


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshWhite
Depth of eyesVery shallow
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutAbsent
MaturityEarly Maincrop
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 11th of August, 2020