Maxine is a variety giving high yields of bold, red skinned tubers. Flesh colour is very white with firm cooking properties. Good drought resistance. Susceptible to late blight on tubers and common scab. Tests show resistance to powdery scab, Blackleg and bruising. Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.

Parentage Antar x 93-2
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2024

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed
Colour of fleshWhite
Depth of eyesVery shallow - shallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 8th of February, 2017