An early variety. Shannon produces high early yields of large good eating potatoes particularly suitable for baking. Susceptible to powdery scab, potato virus Yo, potato cyst nematode globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and Globodera rostochienisis Ro1. Tests show resistance to common scab, potato leafroll virus, bruising and splitting.
O Linda x Cara
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||Red|
|Colour of flesh||White|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Medium - tall|
|Colour of flower||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 15th of July, 2020