HERMINE Seed potatoes Hermine
Genetic origin: Lamia X Europa
Breeder (s): Britain plants and Union Pontivy – France
Catalogue registration: 1999
Maturity: Medium-early to medium
Tuber: Long oval, shallow eyes, yellow skin,
flesh pale yellow.
Sprout: Purplish red, conical, strong hair.
Plant: High Medium height, semi-erect to erect,
Upper: average pigmentation.
Leaf: Medium to dark green, semi-glossy to glossy, slightly
to very slightly divided, half-opened; medium to large leaflet,
medium width to broad, oval.
Flowering: Moderately abundant abundant.
Flower: Purplish red, flower bud moderately
to strongly pigmented.
Fruit: Absent or very rare to rare.
cropping and use characters
Yield: 103% of Claustar.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers:. very high
Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: fairly susceptible.
Tuber blight: moderately susceptible.
wart: not attacked. Common scab: moderately
sensitive. Winding:. Moderately susceptible
nematode ROI -4: susceptible.
Tuber internal defects: Moderately susceptible to
rust spots, very slightly susceptible to hollow heart, moderately
susceptible to black spots.
Susceptibility to sprouting. Moderately susceptible
to shocks Sensitivity: . Susceptible
Dormancy period: Fairly long.
Culinary quality: for cooking, culinary group B,
blackening after cooking: nil, not suitable for frying.
Dry matter content:. Low
Keeping quality: Fairly good