Red Potato Recipes

Sunrise

Tubers are round to oblong. Moderately smooth with netted buff skin and medium deep eyes, evenly distributed with white flesh. High yielding variety with tubers bulking rapidly. It is susceptible to pressure bruising, but has good storability with high specific gravity. Skin is splotched with red. (1)

  • Origin & Breeding:bred from the cross (Wauseon x B6563-2) at the Campbell Institute for Research and Technology, Camden, New Jersey (USA) in 1971. Released in1984.
  • Maturity:medium early

Agricultural

High yielding variety; tubers bulk rapidly; susceptible to pressure bruising; good storability; high specific gravity.

REMARK: spacing should be at 25cmbetween plants for table and closer for chipping and seed production.

  • Utilization:good for cooking and chipping from field and warm storage; does not recondition well.
  • Chief Markets:early fresh market, chipping.

Botanical

  • Plants:medium large, spreading; stems strongly pigmented; wings short to medium; nodes slightly swollen.
  • Leaves:medium to light green, semi-close, pubescent.
    Terminal leaflets: oval to ovate; short acuminate tip; base cordate.
    Primary leaflets: four pairs; oval; short acuminate tip; base cordate.
  • Flowers:few per cluster; large mauve corolla; flower buds dark purple.
  • Tubers:round to oblong, moderately smooth; netted buff skin; medium deep eyes, evenly distributed; white flesh.
  • Sprouts:ovoid, purple, slightly pubescent.

Diseases

Resistant:golden nematode (Globodera rostochiensispathotype Ro1),PVX, net necrosis.
Moderately resistant:common scab.
Susceptible:PVY, leaf roll, verticillium wilt, late blight, early blight, fusarium dry rot, rhizoctonia. (2)

Seeds

References

  1. ^ Washington State University.
  2. ^ Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
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