Mesabi Purple

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Mesabi Purple
Parentage
[Pedigree History ]
Breeder
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceARCHE NOAH
DEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusTraditional cultivar/landrace
Advanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourBlue
Tuber eye colourBlue
Primary tuber flesh colourBlue
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFirm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningLittle
TasteModerate to good
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005