Lemhi Russet

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Lemhi Russet
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesRare to occasional
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthVery shallow to shallow
Tuber skin textureIntermediate to rough
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tubers per plantFew
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Secondary growthLow
Hollow heart tendencyHigh
Resistance to external damageSusceptible
Resistance to internal bruisingLow
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
TasteGood to excellent
Crisp suitabilityGood
French fry suitabilityGood
Starch contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005