Very high yielding variety, it produces a very vigorous canopy and abundant flowers. Slaney is a very efficient nutrient user allowing less fertiliser applications. It eats well, being good for boiling, steaming, baking and chipping. Susceptible to late blight on tubers and potato leafroll virus. Shows resistance to splitting. When tested for resistance to potato cyst nematode, Slenay showed resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Maris Page x Cara
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||White|
|Colour of flesh||White|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Medium|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Medium|
|Colour of flower||White|
|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 4th of June, 2019