Variety Name: Pacific RussetRights Holder | Breeder: VAUXHALL RESEARCH SUBSTATION, AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD CANADACountry of Origin: Canada CanadaYear of of introduction: 2003
Pacific Russet has an erect growth habit and produces an intermediate type plant which is medium in height. The stem has no anthocyanin colouration and is medium in thickness. The stem wings are conspicuous and straight single.

The stem nodes have slight swelling and have no anthocyanin colouration. Pacific Russet tubers have a bold appearance and present a potato that typifies a typical American style Russet Baking Potato.

Variety Strengths
  • Very high marketable yield
  • Early tuber bulking
  • Very uniform shape
  • Semi tolerant to Heat and Drought
  • Very low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Moderate resistance to Common scab
  • Moderate resistance to Mechanical bruising
  • Moderate to high resistance to Verticillium wilt
  • Excellent eating qualities and great taste profile

  • Utilization: Fresh Market
  • Maturity: early Maincrop (85-95 DAP)
  • Yield: High Skin Color: Russet, light netted
  • Flesh Color: White Tuber Shape: Oblong
  • Tuber Size: Large Tuber Set: 7 - 9
  • Dry Matter: 18-19%
  • Dormancy: Medium long
  • Storage: Medium to long

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