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.
Osprey x Valor
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|Shape of tuber||Short - oval|
|Colour of skin||Red parti-coloured|
|Colour of flesh||White|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow - medium|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Tall|
|Colour of flower||White|
|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 19th of October, 2007