Late maincrop maturity producing moderate yields with high numbers of tubers per plant. Good resistance to common scab, powdery scab, spraing, mild mosaic virus and slugs. Moderately susceptible to drought, foliage blight, potato virus Yo, and susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida . Medium dry matter with good cooking quality, flavour and frying colour.

Parentage Magnum Bonam x Beauty of Hebron
Breeder
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry
Breeder Rights (expiry) not set

Images

King Edward (leaf)

Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityMaincrop
Height of plantsTall
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or Potato Council Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 6th of November, 2008