Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Amorosa
Breeder Agrico UK Ltd
Breeder Agent Agrico UK Ltd


Data sourceNIVAA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureIntermediate to rough
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialVery high
Tuber sizeLarge to very large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh to very high
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Dry matter contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusHigh to very high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005