Carrick

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Carrick
Breeder P.Watts
Breeder Agent
sprouts
Lightsprout: sizemedium
Lightsprout: number of root tipsmedium
Lightsprout: length of lateral shootsmedium to long
Lightsprout: shapeconical
Lightsprout: intensity of anthocyanin colouration of basevery strong
Lightsprout: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration of basehigh
Lightsprout: pubescence of basestrong
Lightsprout: size of tip in relation to basemedium
Lightsprout: habit of tipintermediate to open
Lightsprout: anthocyanin colouration of tipvery weak to weak
plant at flower bud stage
Plant: foliage structureintermediate
Plant: growth habitsemi-upright - spreading
Stem: anthocyanin colourationweak
Leaf: outline sizesmall to medium
Leaf: opennessintermediate
Leaf: presence of secondary leafletsmedium
Leaf: green colourvery light
Leaf: anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper sideabsent or very weak
Second pair of lateral leaflets: width in relation to lengthnarrow to medium
Terminal and lateral leaflets: frequency of coalescenceabsent or very low
Leaflet: waviness of marginweak
Leaflet: depth of veinsmedium
Flower bud: anthocyanin colourationweak to medium
buds-inflorescences-flowers
Plant: heightmedium
Plant: frequency of flowerslow to medium
Inflorescence: sizesmall to medium
Inflorescence: anthocyanin colouration on peduncleweak to medium
Flower corolla: sizesmall
Flower corolla: intensity of colouration on inner sideabsent or very weak
Flower corolla: pigment on rear (White Flowers)present
plant at haulm senescence
Plant: time of maturitymedium
tuber after harvest
Tuber: shaperound
Tuber: depth of eyesvery shallow to shallow
Tuber: colour of skinblue parti-coloured
Tuber: colour of base of eyesblue
Tuber: colour of fleshmedium yellow
additional characteristics
Flower: colour of anthersorange
Flower: anther column normal
Flower: shape of stylestraight
Flower: colour of ovary interiorgreen
Tuber: pigment in flesh of ungreened tubersabsent
Tuber: number of tubers per plantmoderate to many
administration
BreederDepartment of Agriculture for Northern Ireland
Plant Breeders Rights (expire)2023
Variety information last modified on 17th of March, 2011