POMPADOUR Seed potatoes Pompadour
Genetic origin: Roseval X BF 15
Breeder (s): Northern Committee of the Research Station – France
Catalogue registration: 1992
Category: flesh consumption farm
Tuber: Long oval, rather regular, rather shallow eyes,
yellow skin, yellow flesh.
Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.
Plant: Tall, semi-upright habit, like branching.
Upper: very weak pigmentation, with pronounced wings straight.
Leaf: Clear green, semi-gloss, moderately divided, open;
large leaflet, elongated oval (1 = 1, 86); blistered limb.
Flowering: Moderately profuse.
Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.
Fruit: Very rare.
cropping characters and use
Yield: 85% of Bintje.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: fairly low.
Disease Sensitivity: Mildew foliage: fairly susceptible.
Tuber blight: fairly susceptible. Wart: not
attacked. Common scab: fairly susceptible. Virus X: NTR
Virus A: NTR Virus Y: susceptible to very susceptible.
Leaf roll: susceptible. Nematode ROI -4: RAS
Internal tuber defects: Rather slightly susceptible to stains
rust, slightly susceptible to hollow heart and moderately
susceptible. Black spots
sensitivity to sprouting: Moderately susceptible.
Dormancy period: Fairly short.
Culinary quality: good for cooking,
culinary group A, blackening after cooking: nil, colouration
Dry matter content:. Average
Keeping quality. Pretty good
vigorous variety with many tubers, elongated oblong, medium size, and a very good cooking quality, but has a certain sensitivity to virus diseases.