Suttons Foremost

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Suttons Foremost
Breeder Agent
Synonyms Foremost
Data sourceCZEHBROD
Plant material maintained asTuber
No longer maintained
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusTraditional cultivar/landrace
Advanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
Very early
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverSparse to poor
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesNo berries
Very rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureVery smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
Early harvest yield potentialMedium
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Dormancy periodMedium
Medium to long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFirm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
None to trace
Enzymic browningTrace
TasteModerate to good
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentLow to medium
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
Resistance to potato virus MLow
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Low to medium
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
Low to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceLow to medium
Variety information last modified on 25th of February, 2011