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.
Famosa x Red Cara
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval - long|
|Colour of skin||Red parti-coloured|
|Colour of flesh||Light yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Medium|
|Colour of flower||White|
|Frequency of berries||Few|
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