Red Cara produces a very fast emerging canopy and vigorous plants. Tubers are uniform and suitable for a range of culinary uses including home chipping. It is high yielding and keeps well in storage. Susceptible to powdery scab. Shows resistance to late blight on foliage and tubers. Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.

Parentage Ulster Glade x A25/19
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set


Red Cara (flower)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinRed
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Height of plantsVery tall
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesMany

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 17th of November, 2019