Sunrise produces a high yield of parti-coloured bold tubers. The variety shows good drought resistance. The tubers have light yellow flesh and medium high dry matter which gives good all round cooking performance. Susceptible to black dot, late blight on foliage, late blight on tubers, powdery scab, potato leafroll virus, bruising and potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Tests show resistance to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum , silver scurf, skin spot and common scab.
Valor x Cultra
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Short - oval|
|Colour of skin||Red parti-coloured|
|Colour of flesh||Light yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow - medium|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Tall|
|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 19th of October, 2007