SPUNTA Seed potatoes Spunta
Genetic origin: Bea X USDA 96-56
Breeder (s): J. Oldenburger – Netherlands
Catalogue registration: 1967
Tuber: Long oval, regular, very shallow eyes,
yellow skin, yellow flesh.
Sprout: Purple, conical, medium hairiness.
Plant: Tall, upright, kind branching.
Upper: internodes slightly pigmented, unpigmented knots,
with developed wings, straight and wavy.
Leaf: Clear green, little divided, half -open; leaflet average,
rounded oval (I = 1, 61); blistered limb.
Flowering: Fairly abundant.
Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.
Fruit: Very rare.
cropping and use characters
Yield: 111% of Bintje.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: very high.
disease Sensitivity: Mildew Foliage: moderately
susceptible. Tuber blight: moderately susceptible.
Wart: not attacked. Common scab: fairly susceptible.
Virus X: NTR Virus A: resistant. Virus Y: slightly susceptible.
Leaf roll: susceptible.
Nematode ROI -4: RAS
Internal tuber defects: Rather slightly susceptible to stains
rust, moderately susceptible to hollow heart,
black spots: NTR
Sensitivity to sprouting: Fairly susceptible.
Rest Vegetative: Average.
Culinary quality: for cooking, culinary group B,
very slight blackening after cooking, fry color: NTR
Dry matter content:. Very low
Keeping quality. Pretty low
vigorous variety, very productive at relatively early tuberisation, giving large regular tubers, elongated but low in dry matter.