Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Vestar
Breeder Agent
Data sourceSWE002
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originNORWAY
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
Growth habitSpreading
Foliage coverPoor to moderate
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
Pollen fertilityLow to moderate
Stolon lengthMedium
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityUniform to very uniform
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato mop top virusHigh
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusHigh
Variety information last modified on 1st of July, 2015