KENYA KARIBU |
is a very tall potato variety (slightly above 1 meter in height) with strong erect stems,
- slightly dark green, narrow, sharp pointed leaves
- very abundant light purple flowers and regular flowering habit
- produces a vigorous crop with good ground cover
- dark red sprouts
Tubers features: Round in shape
Deep red skin
Maturity: Late (>3months).
Yield: Low (35-40 t/ha)
Disease resistance: Tolerant to late blight and to most potato viruses.
Use: Chipping Crisping Boiling Mashing
Altitude range: 1800-2800m.a.s.l is most suitable.
The National Potato Council of Kenya
KALRO Campus, Waiyaki Way,
+254 20 241 192 1
+254 799 739 578