Laperla is a very early, high yielding table potato with light yellow flesh color and very attractive light yellow smooth skin. It is grown in the early potato production areas and mainly marketed straight from the field. Laperla especially convinces with good drought tolerance and resistances against potato wart disease race 1, PCN Ro1 and a partial resistance against Pa2 (6).


Maturity Very early
Growth habit Upright
Color of flower Light red-violet
Foliage development Medium
Number of tubers Medium
Dormancy Medium

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Round oval
Flesh color Light yellow
Eye depth Shallow
Skin color Light yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth


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

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Early ware, Pre-packing
Yield Very high
Share oversize High
Share undersize Low
Cooking type Firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Very low
Dry matter content Low