Tubers have poor resistance to splitting and good resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to common scab, potato leafroll virus and potato virus A.  This variety has low resistance to late blight on foliage and tubers and potato virus Yn and Yo.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

Parentage Saxon x 94G165-021
Breeder Cygnet PB Ltd
Breeder Agent
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2044


Manhattan Tuber


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerWhite

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 14th of December, 2020