Consistent high second early yield of bakers. Boils and bakes with good texture and freedom from cooking blackening or disintegration. Produces bold, bright tubers with excellent black dot resistance allowing long-term storage. Produces early dry matter with good fry colour. Shows susceptibility on late blight on foliage. Resistance to blackdot, dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , blackleg, potato leafroll virus, bruising and splitting. Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.

Parentage Kingston x Desiree
Breeder Agent Cygnet PB Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2022

Images

Saxon (leaf)
Saxon (sprout)

Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturitySecond Early
Height of plantsShort - medium
Colour of flowerRed violet
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 9th of February, 2017