Caruso is an early bulking maincrop variety for crisping - also after green top harvest. It's also well suited for the production of dehydrated products. Besides its low content of reducing sugars Caruso proves itself with a robust performance under hot conditions. In terms of diseases it is strong against late blight, tuber blight, common scab and internal rust spot. Resistances: PCN Ro 1, 4


Maturity Medium early
Plant type Intermediate
Growth habit Semi-upright
Color of flower White
Foliage development Very rapid
Number of tubers High
Dormancy Low, Medium

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Round oval
Flesh color Light yellow
Eye depth Shallow, Medium
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Rough


Nematodes Ro 1, Ro 4
Leaf blight Medium, High
Tuber blight High
Rhizoctonia High
Black leg High
Common scab Medium, High
Internal rust spot High
Second growth Medium
Damages Low, Medium
Bruising Medium
PVY High
PVY ntn High
PLRV Medium, High

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Crisps, Dehydrated potato products
Yield Medium
Share oversize Low
Share undersize Medium
Dry matter content High
Chips quality after harvest Very good
Chips quality after longterm storage Good
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