Lucera

HIGH SETTING BRIGHT SKINNED SPECIALTY BABY POTATO MARKET VARIETY

Parentage
Laurene x Piccolo Star
Breeder
Van Rijn – KWS B.V., Netherlands
Breeder's Representative
Plantera, Netherlands
Maturity
Mid season
Yield
High from high tuber set. Moderate vigour in plant foliage
Tubers
Small sized tubers
Oval shape
Bright skin
Light yellow flesh
Excellent skin, suitable for washing
Shallow eyes
Good dormancy
Cooking type A (Waxy/firm, dry matter 17-19%)
Eating Quality
Waxy texture
Good and unique taste
Excellent bright skin finish so a specialty market option
Very good quality out of storage
Virus Diseases
Strong resistance to PVY
Other Diseases
Moderately susceptible to late blight
Slight susceptibility to common scab
Moderately susceptible to fusarium
Low bruising
PCN
Resistant to potato cyst nematodes Ro 1-4. Resistant to potato wart disease fysio 1