Stemster gives a high yield of bold, red skinned tubers and shows good drought and heat tolerance and has light yellow flesh. Susceptible to potato leafroll virus. Shows resistance to potato virus Yo and bruising. When tested for resistance to potato cyst nematode, showed susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and resistant to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
Desiree x Maris Piper
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval - long|
|Colour of skin||Red|
|Colour of flesh||Light yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Medium|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|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 22nd of November, 2019