Lea is a very early, firm cooking, high yielding table potato. On the basis of good resistances she is suitable for organic farming. This variety is applicable for growing under fleece. She produces homogenous tubers with a smooth skin and deep yellow flesh colour. Very high tolerances against y-virus, yntn, rhizoctonia, growing cracks and internal rust spot. Resistances against nematodes 1 and potato wart disease race 1.


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

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Oval
Flesh color Deep yellow
Eye depth Very shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth


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

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Early ware, Directmarketing, Pre-packing, Premium quality for pre-packing
Yield Medium
Share oversize Low
Share undersize Low
Cooking type Firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Very low
Discoloration raw Very low
Dry matter content Medium