Early maincrop maturity producing high yields of large tubers with low tuber numbers per plant. Resistant to mild mosaic virus drought, bruising and splitting. Moderately susceptible to spraing and potato virus Yo. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode globodera rostochiensis and globodera pallida . Medium to high dry matter with good cooking quality.

Parentage Pentland Crown x Pentland Dell
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set

Images

Pentland Squire (leaf)
Pentland Squire (foliage)

Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesMedium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesFew

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 4th of August, 2020