CASTELINE Seed potatoes Casteline
Breeder (s): Bretagne Plants – France
Catalogue registration: 2001
Tuber: Long oval, shallow eyes, yellow
skin. Pale yellow
flesh. Sprout: Purplish red, conical, very hairy
Plant: Medium height, semi-upright habit, leafy type.
Upper: absent or very weak pigmentation.
Leaf: Light green medium, semi-glossy to glossy, closed
half-closed; medium to large leaflet, medium width.
Flowering: Slightly abundant.
Flower: White, flower bud not or very weakly pigmented.
Fruit: Absent or very rare.
Yield: in January 07% of (+ Sirtema Ostara) / 2.
Calibration: Proportion of large tubers: medium.
Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: susceptible
to very susceptible. Tuber blight: fairly susceptible.
Wart: not attacked. Common scab: moderately
Leaf roll: moderately susceptible.
Nematode ROI -4. Resistant
tubercle of internal defects: Moderately susceptible
to rust spots, very slightly susceptible to hollow heart,
sensitive. Black spots
sensitivity to sprouting: Fairly susceptible.
Mechanical Impact: Very sensitive.
Dormancy period: Fairly short.
Culinary quality: Fairly firm cooking,
culinary group B, blackening after cooking: nil, not suitable
Dry matter content:. Fairly low
Ability to Conservation: Avg.