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True Blue

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General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Vigorous growth habit. Excellent keeping characteristics (over 9 months), tolerant to low storage temperature (2°C). No evidence of necrosis or storage discolouration. Resistant to hollow heart. Medium specific gravity. Long dormancy period.

Distinctive colour and flavour. Excellent "buttery" texture and "nutty" flavour. Flesh coloration changes from dark-violet to medium blue after cooking; high after boiling sloughing.

Reaction to Diseases

The reaction to diseases of this variety are unknown for the moment.

References: 1

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

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