Hilite Russet

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Hilite Russet
Breeder Agent
Lightsprout: sizemedium
Lightsprout: number of root tipsmany
Lightsprout: length of lateral shootsshort
Lightsprout: shapeconical
Lightsprout: intensity of anthocyanin colouration of basestrong
Lightsprout: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration of basehigh
Lightsprout: pubescence of basemedium to strong
Lightsprout: size of tip in relation to basesmall to medium
Lightsprout: habit of tipintermediate to open
Lightsprout: anthocyanin colouration of tipweak to medium
plant at flower bud stage
Plant: foliage structureleaf type
Plant: growth habitspreading
Stem: anthocyanin colourationweak to medium
Leaf: outline sizelarge
Leaf: opennessclosed
Leaf: presence of secondary leafletsweak
Leaf: green colourmedium
Leaf: anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper sideweak
Second pair of lateral leaflets: width in relation to lengthbroad
Terminal and lateral leaflets: frequency of coalescencelow
Leaflet: waviness of marginweak
Leaflet: depth of veinsshallow
Flower bud: anthocyanin colourationweak to medium
Plant: heightshort to medium
Plant: frequency of flowersabsent or very low
Inflorescence: sizesmall
Inflorescence: anthocyanin colouration on pedunclevery weak to weak
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 maturityearly to medium
tuber after harvest
Tuber: shapelong oval
Tuber: depth of eyesshallow
Tuber: colour of skinreddish brown (russet)
Tuber: colour of base of eyeswhite
Tuber: colour of fleshwhite
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 plantfew
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Variety information last modified on 22nd of March, 2011