A late maincrop salad variety first marketed in 1850. Pink Fir Apple produces long, knobbly, pink-skinned tubers with creamy, firm, waxy flesh. Well known for its excellent taste. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.

Parentage Bred from Darbre
Breeder
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set

Images

Pink Fir Apple (leaf)
Pink Fir Apple (foliage)

Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberVery long
Colour of skinRed
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesDeep
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityMaincrop
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 23rd of November, 2010