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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Sliced tuber Tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding variety that produce a high tuber set with a large number of smaller tubers if spacing is too close. A spacing of 30 to 38 cm (12 to 15 inches) is recommended. It responds well to nitrogen fertilization and needs high levels of moisture. High specific gravity, good storage quality and short dormancy. Moderately susceptible to bruising.

Reaction to Diseases

Moderately resistant: common scab.

Remark: this variety shows very mild leaf roll symptoms. The plant has to reach a certain maturity for symptoms to develop and these may occur only faintly and only on one side of the plant.

References: 1, 6.

Send your comments to cfia.potatosection-sectiondespommesdeterre.acia@canada.ca regarding potato variety descriptions.

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