An outstanding early bulking variety with attractive appearance on the shelf and excellent flavour. With 25% higher yields than existing punnet varieties, Emerald is proving to be extremely popular with growers and retailers alike. Susceptible to black dot, dry rot Fusarium coeruleum , Fusarium sulphureum and potato leafroll virus. Resistant to powdery scab. When tested for resistance to potato cyst nematode, this variety showed susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Maris Peer x Charlotte
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Short - oval|
|Colour of skin||White|
|Colour of flesh||Medium yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow - medium|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Pink|
|Height of plants||Medium|
|Colour of flower||Red violet|
|Frequency of berries||Few|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 29th of July, 2008