Osprey produces good yields of bold bright tubers of good all round cooking quality. It shows resistance to potato virus Yo, splitting and is resistant to Blackleg. Tests show susceptibility to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.

Parentage Kestrel x (Sante x Stroma)12
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2033


Osprey (sprout)
Osprey (leaf)
Osprey (flower)
Osprey (foliage)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesMedium
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturitySecond Early
Height of plantsTall
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 7th of June, 2019