Pocahontas

Pocahontas

Pocahontas is a medium early, high yielding, firm cooking ware potato with good storability and excellent taste. This variety shows attractive uniform tubers, a beautiful yellow skin and flesh color. She also has an outstanding tolerance against rhizoctonia, phytophthora, internal rust spot, black leg and very high tolerance against second growth.

Plant

Maturity Medium early
Plant type Stem type
Growth habit Semi-upright
Color of flower White
Foliage development Rapid
Number of tubers High
Dormancy High

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Round oval, Oval
Flesh color Yellow
Eye depth Shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth

Resistances

Nematodes Ro 1
Potato wart disease Race 1
Leaf blight High
Tuber blight High
Rhizoctonia High
Black leg High
Common scab High
Internal rust spot High
Second growth Very high
Silver scurf High
Damages High
Bruising Very high
PVY Medium
PVY ntn Medium, High

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Directmarketing, Pre-packing
Yield High
Share oversize Low
Share undersize Low
Cooking type Firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Low
Discoloration raw Very low
Dry matter content Low, Medium