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.

Parentage Valor x Cultra
Breeder Zella J. Doig
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2034



Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsTall
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesFew

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