Red King Edward

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Red King Edward
Breeder 2
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceARCHE NOAH
CPVPA
DEPT
DEU416
GBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyNo flowers
Rare
BerriesNo berries
Rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Cream
Tuber shapeOval
Oval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Very shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Uniform
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Dormancy periodShort to medium
Medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone
TasteModerate
Dry matter contentMedium
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersVery low
Resistance to late blight on foliageVery low
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Very low to low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)High
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
High to very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
Very high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005