Paramount is a very high yielding red skin white flesh variety producing large even sized tubers. Paramount has high resistance gangrene. Paramount is suitable for boiling, baking and packing. Susceptible to potato virus Yo. Tests show it is resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptible to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.

Parentage Janet x Dutch seedling
Breeder John Mara
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2033



Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed
Colour of fleshWhite
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesMedium

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 30th of November, 2007