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.

Parentage OP 2532 64 x Pentland Ivory
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2021

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Rooster (sprout)
Rooster (leaf)
Rooster (foliage)

Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinRed
Colour of fleshMedium yellow
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutViolet
MaturityMaincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesFew

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