Masai is a new high yielding, red skinned variety with large, oval tubers. Smooth skin, yellow flesh color, cooking type AB and good taste. Masai is a table variety with a relatively early tuber setting and long dormancy in store. Furthermore it has a good home fries ability. Resistant against bruising, common scab, powdery scab, fusarium, tuber blight, alternaria, hollow heart, potato wart disease race 1 and PCN Ro 1-5.


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

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Long oval, Oval
Flesh color Yellow, Deep yellow
Eye depth Shallow
Skin color Red
Skin characteristic Smooth


Nematodes Ro 1-Ro 5
Potato wart disease Race 1
Leaf blight Medium
Tuber blight High
Rhizoctonia Medium
Common scab High, Very high
Internal rust spot Medium, High
Second growth High
Silver scurf High
Damages Medium
Bruising Medium
PVY Medium
PVY ntn Medium

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Directmarketing, Pre-packing
Yield High
Share oversize High
Share undersize Low
Cooking type Firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Low
Discoloration raw Low
Dry matter content Medium