Sperrin

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Sperrin
Breeder Agent
sprouts
Lightsprout: sizesmall to medium
Lightsprout: number of root tipsfew
Lightsprout: length of lateral shootsshort
Lightsprout: shapeovoid
Lightsprout: intensity of anthocyanin colouration of basestrong
Lightsprout: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration of baseabsent or low
Lightsprout: pubescence of basemedium
Lightsprout: size of tip in relation to basesmall
Lightsprout: habit of tipintermediate
Lightsprout: anthocyanin colouration of tipweak to medium
plant at flower bud stage
Plant: foliage structureintermediate
Plant: growth habitsemi-upright
Stem: anthocyanin colourationabsent or very weak
Leaf: outline sizesmall to medium
Leaf: opennessclosed to intermediate
Leaf: presence of secondary leafletsmedium
Leaf: green colourlight
Leaf: anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper sideabsent or very weak
Second pair of lateral leaflets: width in relation to lengthnarrow to medium
Terminal and lateral leaflets: frequency of coalescenceabsent or very low
Leaflet: waviness of marginweak
Leaflet: depth of veinsmedium
Flower bud: anthocyanin colourationweak
buds-inflorescences-flowers
Plant: heightshort to medium
Plant: frequency of flowersabsent or very low
Inflorescence: sizesmall
Inflorescence: anthocyanin colouration on peduncleweak
Flower corolla: intensity of colouration on inner sideweak to medium
Flower corolla: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration on inner sidemedium
Flower corolla: extent of anthocyanin colouration on inner sidesmall to medium
plant at haulm senescence
Plant: time of maturityvery early to early
tuber after harvest
Tuber: shapelong oval
Tuber: depth of eyesvery shallow to shallow
Tuber: colour of skinlight beige
Tuber: colour of base of eyeswhite
Tuber: colour of fleshcream
Tuber: anthocyanin colouration of skin in reaction to lightweak
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 to moderate
administration
BreederDepartment of Agriculture for Northern Ireland
Plant Breeders Rights (expire)2018
Variety information last modified on 22nd of March, 2011