Suitable for French fry production in Mediterranean/North African climate. Produces high yield of large tubers in these climates. Good cooking qualities - freedom from enzymic browning and after cooking discoloration. resistant to splitting. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and slightly susceptible to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
Desiree x Maris Piper
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||Cream|
|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||Red violet|
|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 3rd of June, 2016