Swift

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Swift
Breeder J.Dunnett
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd

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sprouts
Lightsprout: sizemedium to large
Lightsprout: number of root tipsmedium to many
Lightsprout: length of lateral shootsmedium to long
Lightsprout: shapeconical
Lightsprout: intensity of anthocyanin colouration of baseweak
Lightsprout: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration of baseabsent or low
Lightsprout: pubescence of basemedium
Lightsprout: size of tip in relation to basemedium
Lightsprout: habit of tipopen
Lightsprout: anthocyanin colouration of tipabsent or very weak
plant at flower bud stage
Plant: foliage structureleaf type
Plant: growth habitspreading
Stem: anthocyanin colourationabsent or very weak
Leaf: outline sizemedium
Leaf: opennessintermediate to open
Leaf: presence of secondary leafletsweak to medium
Leaf: green colourlight
Leaf: anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper sideabsent or very weak
Second pair of lateral leaflets: width in relation to lengthnarrow to medium
Terminal and lateral leaflets: frequency of coalescencelow to medium
Leaflet: waviness of marginmedium
Leaflet: depth of veinsshallow to medium
buds-inflorescences-flowers
Plant: heightshort
Plant: frequency of flowersabsent or very low
Inflorescence: sizesmall
Inflorescence: anthocyanin colouration on peduncleabsent or very weak
plant at haulm senescence
Plant: time of maturityvery early
tuber after harvest
Tuber: shapeshort oval
Tuber: depth of eyesvery shallow to shallow
Tuber: colour of skinlight beige
Tuber: colour of base of eyeswhite
Tuber: colour of fleshcream
administration
BreederCaithness Potato Breeders Ltd
Breeder's AgentCaithness Potatoes Ltd
Plant Breeders Rights (expire)2026
Variety information last modified on 17th of March, 2011