Excellent gourmet quality salad type with unusual long tuber shape and red skins. It retains the excellent taste characteristics of it parents, Pink Fir Apple and Desiree. It produces very high numbers of small sized tubers with good blemish disease resistance. Susceptible to late blight on foliage, splitting, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida . Resistance to powdery scab and skin spot.
Desiree x Pink Fir Apple
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Very long|
|Colour of skin||Red|
|Colour of flesh||Medium yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Medium - deep|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Very short|
|Colour of flower||Red violet|
|Frequency of berries||Absent|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 4th of December, 2007