Figaro is a medium early, very high yielding and homogeneous crisps variety with suitability for the production of dehydrated potato products. Its strengths are high resistances against PVY, PVYntn, rhizoctonia, growing cracks and internal rust spot. This variety also shows resistances against PCN Ro1, Ro4, Pa2 (8), Pa3 (5) and potato wart disease race 1. Figaro is approved for the official control when infected with Ro1, Ro4, Pa2 (8) and Pa3 (5) .


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

Tuber characteristics

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


Nematodes Ro 1, Ro 3, Pa 2 (8), Pa 3
Potato wart disease Race 1
Leaf blight Medium, High
Tuber blight High
Rhizoctonia High
Common scab Medium
Internal rust spot High
Damages Medium, High
Bruising Medium, High
PVY High

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Crisps, Dehydrated potato products
Yield High
Share oversize Medium
Share undersize Low