Natascha is an early, high yielding ware potato with cooking type B and excellent taste. The variety has attractive long oval tubers with shallow eyes and very deep yellow skin and flesh color. Natascha is very resistant to rhizoctonia, black leg, bruising, PVY and tuber rots. The marketing period starts directly from the field and should be completed by the end of January.


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

Tuber characteristics

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


Nematodes Ro 1, Ro 4
Potato wart disease Race 1 *
Leaf blight Medium, High
Tuber blight Medium, High
Rhizoctonia High
Black leg High
Common scab Medium
Internal rust spot Medium
Damages Medium
Bruising High, Very high
PVY High
PVY ntn High

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Directmarketing, Pre-packing
Yield High
Share oversize Low, Medium
Share undersize Medium
Cooking type Fairly firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Very low, Low
Discoloration raw Very low, Low
Dry matter content Low
* was found to be resistant in one EU country