Sovereign

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Sovereign
Breeder Agent
sprouts
Lightsprout: sizesmall
Lightsprout: number of root tipsmany
Lightsprout: length of lateral shootsshort to medium
Lightsprout: shapeconical
Lightsprout: intensity of anthocyanin colouration of basevery weak to weak
Lightsprout: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration of baseabsent or low
Lightsprout: pubescence of basevery weak to weak
Lightsprout: size of tip in relation to basesmall
Lightsprout: habit of tipclosed
Lightsprout: anthocyanin colouration of tipweak to medium
Lightsprout: pubescence of tipvery weak to weak
plant at flower bud stage
Plant: foliage structurestem type
Plant: growth habitsemi-upright
Stem: anthocyanin colourationweak
Leaf: outline sizesmall to medium
Leaf: opennessintermediate
Leaf: presence of secondary leafletsweak
Leaf: green colourlight to medium
Leaf: anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper sideweak
Second pair of lateral leaflets: width in relation to lengthmedium
Terminal and lateral leaflets: frequency of coalescencelow
Leaflet: waviness of marginweak
Leaflet: depth of veinsmedium
Flower bud: anthocyanin colourationweak to medium
buds-inflorescences-flowers
Plant: heightshort to medium
Plant: frequency of flowersmedium to high
Inflorescence: sizemedium
Inflorescence: anthocyanin colouration on pedunclevery weak to weak
Flower corolla: sizemedium
Flower corolla: intensity of colouration on inner sidestrong
Flower corolla: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration on inner sideabsent or low
Flower corolla: extent of anthocyanin colouration on inner sidelarge to very large
plant at haulm senescence
Plant: time of maturitylate
tuber after harvest
Tuber: shapeshort oval
Tuber: depth of eyesvery shallow
Tuber: colour of skinlight beige
Tuber: colour of base of eyeswhite
Tuber: colour of fleshdeep yellow
additional characteristics
Flower: colour of anthersorange
Flower: anther column open (cage)
Flower: shape of stylestraight
Flower: colour of ovary interiorfaintly pigmented at base
Tuber: pigment in flesh of ungreened tubersabsent
Tuber: number of tubers per plantfew
administration
BreederPlant Breeding Institute
Plant Breeders Rights (expire)2024
Variety information last modified on 17th of March, 2011