Short oval tubers with white to cream flesh. Short dormancy. Susceptible to drought. Moderate to low yields. Susceptible to tuber blight and late blight on foliage, potato cyst nematode GLobodera rostochiensis Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Good resistance to Bruising, Splitting, skin spor, Dry rot Fusarium coeruleum powdery scab and spraing (TRV). Medium to high dry matter. Tendency to discolour after cooking. This first early variety was first introduced in 1942 and was grown by Jeremy Shirley’s father in the late 1940s – the Dad’s Army days!
Parentage Doon Pearl x Cumnock
Disease results from independent trials by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)