Andean Sunrise

Andean Sunrise

SPECIALITY POTATO WITH DEEP YELLOW FLESH SUITABLE PRIMARILY FOR FRESH CONSUMPTION, POTENTIALLY AS A KUMARA SUBSTITUTE.

Parentage
ARD 89-1402 x ARD 88-883 (ex Phureja)
Breeder
Agrico Research, Bant, Netherlands
Breeder's Representative
Agrico, Netherlands
Maturity
Late season, but not suited to long term storage
Yield
Good, but avoid heavy soil types and stress
Tubers
Small to medium tubers
Round oval shape, somewhat irregular at times
Yellow skinned with yellow flesh
Shallow eyes
Eating Quality
Good taste, very suitable for pre-packing, speciality fresh market floury potato. Potential as a kumara substitute.
Virus Diseases
Susceptible to potato virus Y.
Other Diseases
Good resistance to Erwinia and Late Blight.
Susceptible to common scab.
PCN
Not resistant to potato cyst nematodes or potato wart.