Lionheart is a maincrop variety.  This variety is particularily suitable for french fries.  Susceptible to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , late blight on tubers and foliage and potatro vius Yn. Resistance to Dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and potato virus A. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

Parentage Symfonia x Victoria
Breeder Cygnet PB Ltd
Breeder Agent Cygnet PB Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set


Lionheart Sprout


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberLong
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Height of plantsTall
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 August, 2020