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.

Parentage
Breeder
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesFew

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