Purple Heart

Purple Heart

Uniquely coloured and very attractive purple potato. A stand out on any dinner plate.

Parentage
1463.1 x Stage II Blue (Urenika or Tutaekuri x 431.14). 1463.1 is also the female parent of Moonlight.
Breeder
NZ Plant & Food Research
Breeder's Representative
Eurogrow Potatoes
Maturity
Early main crop to main crop
Yield
Medium
Tubers
Medium sized tubers
Oval to oval round shape
Purple skin and attractive purple flesh
Shallow eyes
Eating Quality
Performs best and maintains colour when used for baking or roasting.
Loses purple colour when boiled.
Rich in antioxidants.
Virus Diseases
Yet to be determined
Other Diseases
Susceptible to silver scurf.
Susceptibility to other diseases yet to be determined.
PCN
Yet to be determined