Stirling Castle

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Stirling Castle
Breeder Agent
Data sourceGBR017
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyVery rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureIntermediate to rough
tubering characteristics
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Internal rust spotVery infrequent
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFirm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningNone
Frying colourDark to very dark
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Very high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005