Pixie produces high numbers of attractive parti-coloured tubers of consistent shape and size. Tubers are white fleshed and have excellent cooking characteristics. Susceptible to Blackdot, late blight on foliage and potato virus Yo. Resistance to Powdery scab, blackleg and spliiting. When tested for potato cyst nematode, Pixie is resistant to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptible to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.

Parentage Osprey x Valor
Breeder Zella J. Doig
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2035

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshWhite
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturitySecond Early
Height of plantsTall
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesMedium

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 19th of October, 2007