Snowden

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Snowden
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
GBR165
HUN052
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesNo berries
Pollen fertilitySterile
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh to very high
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeLarge
Dormancy periodMedium to long
Storage abilityGood
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type)
Crisp suitabilityVery good
Dry matter contentHigh to very high
Starch contentHigh to very high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
Variety information last modified on 9th of December, 2009