Winston is a very early variety, giving good yields of bold white tubers within a very short growing season. It has good drought and heat tolerance, resistance to potato virus yo and bruising. When tested for resistance to potato cyst nematode, this variety showed susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and resistant to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
Kismet x DXMP70 ( Desiree x Maris Piper)
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Short - oval|
|Colour of skin||White|
|Colour of flesh||Cream|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Short - medium|
|Colour of flower||Red violet|
|Frequency of berries||Absent|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 1st of February, 2018