Violetta is an early maincrop variety with blue skin and blue flesh.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (F. sulphureum), there is some level of resistance to leafroll, bruising and splitting. The variety is susceptible to tuber late blight, and Potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida.

Breeder Agent
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set


Violetta Flower
Violetta Tuber


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberLong
Colour of skinBlue
Depth of eyesShallow
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutBlue
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerBlue violet
Frequency of berriesMedium

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