Valor produces high yields of bold white tubers of good all round cooking quality. It is highly adapted to a wide range of growing environments. It has very high tolerance of heat and drought. Susceptible to potato virus Yo. Resistance to late blight on tubers, bruising and splitting. When tested for resistance to potato cyst nematode, this variety showed susceptible to Globodera pallida Ps2/3,1 and resistant to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.

Parentage Cara x 93.2.10
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2023


Valor (leaf)
Valor (sprout)
Valor (flower)
Valor (foliage)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinWhite
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Height of plantsTall
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesMany

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 9th of June, 2020