With its surpassing appearance, the very early to early Sunshine enriches the cooking type B potato segment. Its long oval, well-shaped tubers attract with their very shallow eyes, smooth skin and unique brightness. Sunshine grows rapidly and achieves early high yields. Remarkable is its very early skin finish. It shows to be resistant against black leg, common scab and bruising.


Maturity Very early, Early
Plant type Leaf type
Growth habit Semi-upright
Color of flower White
Foliage development Rapid
Number of tubers Medium
Dormancy Medium

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Long oval
Flesh color Yellow, Deep yellow
Eye depth Very shallow, Shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth


Leaf blight Medium, High
Tuber blight High
Rhizoctonia Medium
Black leg High
Common scab High
Second growth High
Damages High
Bruising High, Very high
PVY High
PVY ntn High

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Early ware, Pre-packing, Premium quality for pre-packing
Yield High
Share oversize Medium
Share undersize Low
Cooking type Fairly firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Low
Discoloration raw Very low, Low
Dry matter content Low, Medium