Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Potato plants Highness

Breeder (s): GROCEP – France
Catalogue entry: 2000
Category: firm flesh consumption.

Maturity: Early to medium-early
descriptive characters.

Tuber: Elongated, shallow eyes, yellow skin, yellow flesh.
Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium to dense hairiness.
Plant: High Medium height, semi-upright intermediate type.
Stem: Weak pigmentation.

Leaf: Clear green, large, semi-gloss, medium open;
leaflet average high.

Flowering: Moderately abundant.

Flower: White, flower bud strongly pigmented.
Fruit: Rare to moderately frequent.
cultural characters and use
Yield: 148% of (Belle de Fontenay + B.F. May 1) / 2.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high.
Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: susceptible.
Tuber blight: R.A.S. wart: not attacked.
Common scab: fairly susceptible. Virus X: resistant.
Virus A: durability. Virus Y: rather sensitive. winding:
moderately sensitive. Nematode ROI -4: resistant.
Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to stains
rust, slightly susceptible to hollow heart and black spots.
Sensitivity to desprouting: Insensitive.
Mechanical Impact: Fairly susceptible
Dormancy period: Short.
Culinary quality: good for cooking, group
Culinary A, blackening after cooking: nil, not suitable for frying.
Dry matter content: Fairly low.
Keeping quality: Good.