Variety Name: DesireeRights Holder | Breeder: ZPCCountry of Origin: Netherlands NetherlandsYear of of introduction: 1962
Maincrop maturity, with high yields and early bulking. Medium dry matter, firm cooked texture, good boiling, fresh French fry, and mashing quality. High resistance to drought and good resistance to potato virus Yo and powdery scab.

Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1, and mis-shapes on heavy soils. Moderately susceptible to spraying and mild mosaic viruses.

  • Big size tubers
  • Good yield
  • Broad adaptation
  • Good dry matter content
  • Good storability

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity: Medium late
  • Tuber shape: Oval
  • Flesh Colour: Light Yellow
  • Tuber size: Large
  • Skin colour: Red
  • Flower colour: Red violet

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