Taurus is an early maincrop variety, suitable for crisping. In trials it demonstrated resistance to PCN Ro1, skin spot, black dot, dry rot (F. coeruleum), silver scurf and powdery scab. The variety has susceptibility to dry rot (F. sulphureum).

Parentage Panda x RZ-87-44
Breeder Agent HZPC UK Limited
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2038


Taurus Flower
Taurus Tuber


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinYellow
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesVery shallow
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerWhite

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 4th of August, 2020