Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum) and skin spot.  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum) and late blight on tubers.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

Parentage Chieftain x Stirling
Breeder Agrico UK Ltd
Breeder Agent Agrico UK Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set


Rudolph (tuber)


Tuber Characteristics
Colour of skinRed
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesMedium

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 15th of July, 2010