An early maincrop variety bred by Archibald Findlay in Lincolnshire and first marketed in 1911. Majestic produces high yields of of long oval, white-skinned tubers with a white, waxy flesh. Eyes are moderately deep and tubers may be prone to growth cracking. Tests show susceptibility to late blight on foliage, Blackleg, potato virus Yo, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval - long|
|Colour of skin||White|
|Colour of flesh||Cream|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow - medium|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Medium|
|Colour of flower||White|
|Frequency of berries||Few|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 23rd of November, 2010