Good resistance to potato virus Yo. Susceptible to late blight on foliage and tubers, gangrene, spraing, bruising and splitting. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and Globodera rostochiensis Ro1. Medium high dry matter.
This potato was developed in the 1960s by Garnet Johnston in Canada
Parentage Norgleam x W 52 79-4
Disease results from independent trials by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)