Everest

VIGOROUS GROWING EARLY TABLE POTATO WITH EXCELLENT TASTE

Parentage
Spunta x Maradonna
Breeder
Handelsmaatschappij Van Rijn BV
Breeder's Representative
Stet Holland
Maturity
Early to early main
Yield
Very high, early and uniform tuber sizing. It is recommended that defoliation occurs once 30-50% of tops start to die down.
Tubers
Uniform oval shape
Light yellow skin and flesh
Shallow eyes
Eating Quality
Early to early main season multi-purpose end use.
Consistent colour and good taste.
Potential for early season export.
Virus Diseases
Fairly good resistance to virus Y
Other Diseases
Moderate susceptibility to leaf blight
Good resistance to tuber blight.
Medium resistance to common scab
PCN
Resistant to potato cyst nematodes, pathotype Ro 1