CHARLOTTE Seed potatoes Charlotte
Genetic origin: Hansa X Danae
Breeder (s): Unicopa and Co clause – France
Catalogue registration: 1981
Category: flesh consumption farm
Maturity: Medium-early mm
Tuber: Long oval, very regular, shallow eyes, yellow skin, yellow flesh.
Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.
Plant: Medium height, semi-upright habit, semi-leafy type.
Upper: Entrenceuds slightly pigmented, no pigmented knots with developed and straight wings.
Leaf: Clear green, moderately divided open; leaflet average, oval (I = 1, 71); limbus plan.
Flowering: Moderately profuse.
Flower: Purplish red, flower bud moderately pigmented. Fruit: Very rare.
Cropping characters and use
Yield: 90% of Bintje.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers:. Medium
Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: fairly
susceptible. Tuber blight: slightly susceptible.
Wart: sensitive. Common scab: moderately
susceptible. Virus X: NTR Virus A: resistant. Virus Y: rather slightly
susceptible. Winding: sensitive. Nematode ROI -4: RAS
Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to
stains. Rust, hollow heart and black spots
sensitivity to sprouting: Moderately susceptible.
Dormancy period: Fairly short.
Culinary quality: good for cooking ,
culinary group A, blackening after cooking: nil, rather good
Dry matter content:. Pretty good
Variety with many tubers, medium size, very regular elongated oblong shape and good culinary quality