Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Stroma
Breeder J.Dunnett
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd


Lightsprout: sizelarge to very large
Lightsprout: number of root tipsmany
Lightsprout: length of lateral shootsvery long
Lightsprout: shapenarrow cylindrical
Lightsprout: intensity of anthocyanin colouration of basevery strong
Lightsprout: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration of baseabsent or low
Lightsprout: pubescence of basestrong
Lightsprout: size of tip in relation to baselarge
Lightsprout: habit of tipclosed
Lightsprout: anthocyanin colouration of tipabsent or very weak
plant at flower bud stage
Plant: foliage structureleaf type
Plant: growth habitupright to semi-upright
Stem: anthocyanin colourationstrong
Leaf: outline sizemedium
Leaf: opennessintermediate
Leaf: presence of secondary leafletsmedium
Leaf: green colourlight
Leaf: anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper sidestrong
Second pair of lateral leaflets: width in relation to lengthmedium to broad
Terminal and lateral leaflets: frequency of coalescencevery low to low
Leaflet: waviness of marginvery weak to weak
Leaflet: depth of veinsmedium
Flower bud: anthocyanin colourationweak to medium
Plant: heightshort to medium
Plant: frequency of flowerslow to medium
Inflorescence: sizesmall
Inflorescence: anthocyanin colouration on pedunclestrong
Flower corolla: intensity of colouration on inner sidemedium
Flower corolla: proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration on inner sideabsent or low
Flower corolla: extent of anthocyanin colouration on inner sidelarge
plant at haulm senescence
Plant: time of maturityearly
tuber after harvest
Tuber: shapelong oval
Tuber: depth of eyesvery shallow
Tuber: colour of skinred
Tuber: colour of base of eyesred
Tuber: colour of fleshmedium yellow
additional characteristics
Flower: colour of anthersorange
Flower: anther column normal
Flower: shape of stylestraight
Flower: colour of ovary interiorfaintly pigmented at base
Tuber: pigment in flesh of ungreened tubersvascular ring
Tuber: number of tubers per plantfew
BreederCaithness Potato Breeders Ltd
Breeder's AgentCaithness Potatoes Ltd
Plant Breeders Rights (expire)2019
Variety information last modified on 22nd of March, 2011