Variety Name: AC ChaleurRights Holder | Breeder: AGRICULTURE CANADA, POTATO RESEARCH CENTRE, NEW BRUNSWICKCountry of Origin: Canada CanadaYear of of introduction: 1988

AC Chaleur is a Canadian potato variety known for its high yield potential, disease resistance, and adaptability to various growing conditions. With smooth, tan to golden skin and creamy-white flesh, it's versatile in the kitchen, suitable for boiling, baking, frying, and mashing.

  • Yield: AC Chaleur potatoes typically exhibit high yield potential, making them attractive to commercial growers. 
  • Disease Resistance: This variety is known for its resistance to certain potato diseases, which can help reduce the need for chemical treatments and improve overall crop health. 
  • Adaptability: AC Chaleur potatoes are adaptable to different soil types and climates, allowing them to be grown in various regions. 
  • Tuber Characteristics: The tubers of AC Chaleur potatoes often have a smooth skin with a light tan to golden color. The flesh is typically creamy-white and maintains good culinary qualities after cooking.
  • Maturity: AC Chaleur is generally considered a mid- to late-season variety, with tubers reaching maturity later in the growing season. 
  • Usage: These potatoes are versatile in the kitchen and can be used for a wide range of culinary purposes, including boiling, baking, frying, and mashing. 
  • Storage: AC Chaleur potatoes typically have good storage qualities, allowing them to be stored for extended periods under proper conditions without significant deterioration in quality.

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