FLORICE Seed potatoes Florice

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Breeder (s): Northern Committee of the Research Station – France

Catalogue registration: 2001

Category: Consumption Maturity: medium-early in Early

Characters Descriptions

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,

intermediate type.

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.