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.

Parentage Desiree x Pink Fir Apple
Breeder Agent Higgins Agriculture Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2034


Moulin Rouge (tuber)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberVery long
Colour of skinRed
Colour of fleshMedium yellow
Depth of eyesMedium - deep
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsVery short
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesAbsent

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