Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Hibernian
[Pedigree History ]
Breeder Agent
Data sourceGBR017
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
Growth habitErect to very erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourBlue violet
Flower frequencyVery rare
Occasional to frequent
Stolon lengthShort
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourBlue
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval
Long to oval
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Very low to low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low
Variety information last modified on 18th of February, 2008