Maincrop maturity with high yields and many tubers per plant. Good resistance to gangrene ans splitting. Suitable for storage. Moderately susceptible to common scab, powdery scab, potato virus Yo, Dry rot Fusarium coeruleum , Fusarium sulphureum and slugs. Tests show this variety is susceptipble to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and resistant to Globodera rostochiensis . Medium dry matter with good cooking and frying qualities.

Parentage (CPC 1673 x Ulster Knight) x (Arran Cairn x Herald)
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set


Maris Piper (leaf)
Maris Piper (flower)
Maris Piper (foliage)
Maris Piper (tuber)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesVery shallow - shallow
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Height of plantsTall
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesMany

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 8th of February, 2017