FLORICE Seed potatoes Florice
Breeder (s): Northern Committee of the Research Station – France
Catalogue registration: 2001
Category: Consumption Maturity: medium-early in Early
Tuber: Long, shallow to moderately sunken eyes,
yellow skin, pale yellow flesh,
Sprout: Purple-blue, conical, weak hair.
Plant: Medium height, semi-upright to spreading habit,
Upper: Pigmentation zero or very low to low.
Leaf: Medium green, semi-glossy to glossy, closed
to semi-closed; large leaflet, medium width at large.
Flowering: Moderately abundant abundant.
Flower: Violet-blue, flower bud moderately pigmented.
Fruit: Rare to moderately frequent.
cropping and use characters
Yield: 113% of (Bintje Sirtema +) / 2.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: very high.
disease Sensitivity: Leaf blight: fairly susceptible.
Tuber blight: slightly susceptible.
wart: not attacked. Common scab: moderately
susceptible.Leaf roll: fairly susceptible.
Nematode ROI-4: resistant.
Internal tuber defects: Moderately susceptible
to rust spots, very slightly susceptible to hollow
heart. Fairly susceptible to black spots
sensitivity to sprouting. Moderately susceptible
to shocks Sensitivity: Very susceptible
Dormancy period: Fairly short.
Culinary quality: good for cooking,
culinary group AB, very slight blackening after cooking,
not suitable for frying.
Dry matter content: Low to very low.
Keeping quality: Fairly good.