LADY CHRISTAL Seed potatoes lady christal
Breeder (s): Meijer BV – Netherlands
Catalogue registration: 2000
Category: flesh consumption farm
Tuber: Long oval, shallow eyes, yellow skin,
pale yellow flesh.
Sprout: Purplish red, conical, low hairiness.
Plant: Medium height, semi-upright to spreading, leafy type.
Upper: Pigmentation low.
Leaf: Light green medium, semi-gloss, semi-open; leaflet
large, large to medium width.
Flowering: No or very slightly abundant.
Flower: Purplish red, flower bud moderately
to strongly pigmented.
Fruit: Absent or very rare.
cropping and use characters
Yield: 146% of Belle de Fontenay.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: fairly high.
disease Sensitivity: Leaf blight: fairly susceptible.
Tuber blight: NTR wart: not attacked.
Common scab: slightly susceptible.
Leaf roll: moderately susceptible.
Nematode ROI -4. Resistant
Internal tuber defects: Moderately susceptible
to rust spots and hollow heart, slightly
susceptible. Black spots
sensitivity to sprouting Moderately sensitive .
Shock Sensitivity: Fairly susceptible.
Dormancy period: Very short.
Culinary quality: good for cooking,
culinary group A, blackening after cooking: nil, not suitable
Dry matter content:. Low
Ability to Conservation: Average to quite good