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.
Janet x Dutch seedling
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Short - oval|
|Colour of skin||Red|
|Colour of flesh||White|
|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||Medium|
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