'The earliest early'! Swift is an exceptionally early maturing variety, producing good yields of attractive medium sized tubers. Cooking quality and skin finish are also good. Susceptible to late blight on tubers. Tests show resistance to common scab, potato virus Yo, bruising and splitting.

Parentage 90-83 x Stroma
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2026

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityFirst Early
Height of plantsVery short
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 31st of July, 2018