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 Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Long|
|Colour of skin||Blue|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Blue|
|Height of plants||Medium - tall|
|Colour of flower||Blue violet|
|Frequency of berries||Medium|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 2nd of March, 2015