Variety Name: MelodyRights Holder | Breeder: C. MEIJER BVCountry of Origin: Netherlands NetherlandsYear of of introduction: 2001
Melody is a robust, high-yielding table variety with a high pack-out. This mid-season variety has a smooth yellow skin and yellow flesh. Melody has an excellent taste and texture and can be used for boiling, baking, pan-frying, and microwaving.

It is a great storage variety and has resistance to bruising.

Tuber Characteristics
  • Tuber Shape: round oval
  • Flesh Color: yellow
  • Eye Depth: very shallow
  • Skin Color: yellow
  • Skin Texture: smooth
  • Dormancy: very good
  • Tuber Size: fairly large

Yield and Quality

  • Markets: Table/Fresh, Heat And Drought Tolerant, Baker
  • Yield: high-very high
  • Tubers Per Plant: 12-14
  • Cooking Type: A/B
  • Dry Matter: 21%


  • Scab: medium-high
  • PVY:  medium-high
  • Foliage Blight: medium
  • Tuber Blight: medium-high
  • Damages: high
  • Bruising: high
  • Nematodes: Ro 1

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