Verdi

Verdi

VERDI is a main crop processing variety. It can be used for the production of crisps, starch and dehydrated potatoes. The quality of the crisps is excellent even after long term storage at 4°C. High tolerance to leaf blight and black leg. Resistant against PCN Ro 1, 4 and potato wart disease race 1.

Plant

Maturity Medium early
Plant type Intermediate
Growth habit Semi-upright
Color of flower Red-violet
Foliage development Rapid, Medium
Number of tubers Medium, High
Dormancy Very high

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Round oval
Flesh color Cream
Eye depth Medium, Deep
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Netted

Resistances

Nematodes Ro 1, Ro 4
Potato wart disease Race 1 *
Leaf blight High
Tuber blight Medium, High
Black leg High
Common scab Medium, High
Internal rust spot Medium, High
Damages Low, Medium
Bruising Low, Medium
PVY Medium, High
PLRV Medium

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Chips, 4° C storage suitability, Starch
Yield Medium
Share oversize Low, Medium
Share undersize Low
Discoloration raw Very low, Low
Dry matter content High
Chips quality after harvest Very good
Chips quality after longterm storage Very good
Chips quality after longterm storage at 4°C Good, Very good
* was found to be resistant in one EU country