Variety Name: FrieslanderRights Holder | Breeder: P. DE SWARTCountry of Origin: Netherlands NetherlandsYear of of introduction: 1990
Frieslander potatoes, botanically classified as Solanum tuberosum, are an early variety that belongs to the Solanaceae or nightshade family. This Dutch potato is one of the first varieties to be harvested in the summer and is favored by farmers for its resistance to disease, uniform tubers, and high yields.

  • Maturity: Very early
  • Foliage development: Moderate
  • Metribuzin: Sensitive
  • Tuber shape: Oval
  • Skin colour: Yellow
  • Flesh colour: Fairly yellow
  • Shallowness of eyes: Rather shallow eyes
  • Yield: Good
  • Tuber size: Moderate
  • Dormancy period: Medium long dormancy
  • Market: Table Potato & French fries
  • Cooking type: AB (rather firm)
  • Discoloration after cooking: No discoloration
  • Dry matter content: 20.2%

Disease resistance
  • Blight foliar: 4
  • Blight tuber: 6
  • Common scab: 7
  • PVX: 7
  • PVY: 7
  • Drought tolerance: 5
  • Wart disease Fysio 1: Resistant
  • PCN resistance Ro1 & Ro4: Resistant

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