Leonata

MEDIUM EARLY FRENCH FRY VARIETY HIGHLY SUITED TO LONG TERM STORAGE

Parentage
VR 00-847 x RZD 95-1618
Breeder
Van Rijn – KWS B.V., Netherlands
Breeder's Representative
Stet Holland
Maturity
Medium early to main crop
Yield
Medium to high. Moderate vigour in plant foliage
Tubers
Medium to large sized tubers
Long oval shape
Light yellow skin and cream flesh
Shallow eyes
Long dormancy
Cooking type B:C (floury, high dry matter, >22%)
Eating Quality
Excellent from long term storage
Virus Diseases
Unknown
Other Diseases
Strong resistance to common scab
Slightly Susceptible to late blight
Resistant to fusarium
Handle carefully to avoid damage (long tubers)
PCN
Resistant to potato cyst nematodes Ro 1. Resistant to potato wart disease fysio 1