Plant description:

  •   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 Medium eyes Deep red skin Yellow flesh

 long 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.

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