Nectar produces high numbers of tubers with very smooth skin and is very suitable for pre-packing. It has good resistance to gangrene in breeder tests, while also keeping well in storage. It is a potato suitable for stews and other dishes where a firm potato is required. Susceptible to dry rot Fusarium sulphureum and both potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Nectar has resistance to Silver scurf.

Parentage Famosa x Red Cara
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2035



Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow
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 10th of December, 2019