Baby Lou

Baby Lou

Baby Lou is an early to medium early table variety, suitable for long term storage. Baby Lou is a firm cooking salad/little potato with yellow skin and yellow flesh color. It produces a very high number of tubers (ca. 30-50 tubers/plant), tasty, pretty and extremely even in size. It is predestined for the little potato market (45 mm) and shows good resistances to PVY-, PVYntn, bruising, growing cracks, common scab, rhizoctonia and internal rust spot.

Plant

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

Tuber characteristics

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

Resistances

Nematodes Ro 1
Leaf blight Medium
Tuber blight High
Rhizoctonia High
Common scab Very high
Internal rust spot Very high
Second growth High
Damages High
Bruising High
PVY Very high
PVY ntn Very high

Yield and Quality

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