An extra early salad type variety with deep yellow flesh and an extraordinary taste - that's what Lea is about. Uniform longoval tubers without spraing/TRV combined with a strong tolerance against scab, PVY and PVYntn promote Lea also perfectly for organic production.


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

Tuber characteristics

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


Nematodes Ro 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 Medium, High
PVY ntn Very high

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Early ware, Directmarketing, Pre-packing, Organic, 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
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