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Tubers of the USDA potato accession PI 225668PI 225668 “Careta Amarilla”

Solanum tuberosum subsp. andigenum 2x

PI 225668 at Genesys

Accession Details

A Colombian phureja-type diploid potato, originally cultivated in Silvia and collected in 1948.  GRIN notes resistance to late blight and root knot nematode.  S type cpDNA (Hosaka 1988).

Observations

TPS. Round or compressed, small to medium with deep eyes. Mostly reds and yellows, some blue and orange, few whites. Mostly yellow flesh, some white. Generally large, late, probably short day adapted plants, a few mid season. Many with great flavor. Excellent flowering and large berries. Some appear to be self pollinating. Short to long stolons. Foliage untouched by early or late blight. Low dormancy.

Commentary

One of my favorite phureja diploids to work with.  Consistently great flavor.

 

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