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General

  • Origin & Breeding: bred from the cross (Acadia Russet x B6503-2) made by T. Richard Tarn at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Potato Research Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick, in 1990.
  • Year registered in Canada: 2009
  • Registration number: 6632
  • Maturity: mid-season

Botanical Features

  • Plants: medium, semi-erect, compact; stems not pigmented; nodes not swollen.
  • Leaves: medium green, semi-open; midribs and petioles not pigmented.
    Terminal leaflets: broadly ovate; tip acuminate; base cordate and symmetrical.
    Primary leaflets: medium ovate; tip acuminate; base cordate, some slightly asymmetrical and some symmetrical; first pair overlapping terminal leaflet.
  • Flowers: medium profusion; white corolla with moderately prominent star; orange yellow anthers; flower buds not pigmented, short sepals; peduncles not pigmented.
  • Tubers: oblong to long; netted buff skin; shallow eyes, evenly distributed; slightly prominent eyebrows; white flesh.
  • Sprouts: spherical; red-violet; base not pubescent, moderately pigmented; tip weakly pubescent, not pigmented (green), semi-open habit.

Agricultural Features

Medium yielding variety. Medium specific gravity.

  • Utilization: low boiling sloughing and low after cooking discolouration; good for boiling and baking.
  • Chief Market: fresh market.

Reaction to Diseases

NOTE: the following results are not issued from multiple replicated tests; they are provided as indications only.

Highly resistant: Fusarium dry rot.
Moderately resistant: verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae).
Moderately susceptible: common scab.
Susceptible: PVX, PVY, late blight, verticillium wilt (Verticillium albo atrum).

References: 1.

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