Table potato with unusual part- coloured skin suitable for pre-packing. Smile has attracted great interest due to its unique colouration. With its bright red skin and distinctive white ‘smile’ around the eye this variety is unmistakeable. Susceptible to late blight on foliage, splitting and potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globoderaa pallida Pa2/3,1. Resistance to powdery scab.
Rode Eersteling x SVP
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||Red parti-coloured|
|Colour of flesh||Cream|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Very short|
|Colour of flower||Red violet|
|Frequency of berries||Absent|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 4th of December, 2007