An excellent all-round potato combining beautiful taste with good yields. Rooster produces excellent French fries and it is perfect for mashing and roasting. As a special variety, careful seed handling is necessary for optimal crop results. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Tests show resistance to blackleg and potato leafroll virus.
OP 2532 64 x Pentland Ivory
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||Red|
|Colour of flesh||Medium yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Medium|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Violet|
|Height of plants||Medium - tall|
|Colour of flower||Red violet|
|Frequency of berries||Few|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 12th of November, 2007