Late maincrop maturity producing moderate yields with high numbers of tubers per plant. Good resistance to common scab, powdery scab, spraing, mild mosaic virus and slugs. Moderately susceptible to drought, foliage blight, potato virus Yo, and susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida . Medium dry matter with good cooking quality, flavour and frying colour.
This variety was introduced to the market in 1902 by John Butler in Lincolnshire. It was the same year as the coronation of King Edward VII, hence the name.
Parentage Magnum Bonam x Beauty of Hebron
Disease results from independent trials by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)