Odysseus is a medium late, high yielding economic variety with longterm storage and excellent suitability for crisps and the production of dehydrated products. The processing starts with green lifting and stops after storage. Resistent against nematode Ro1. Very high tolerances against black leg and common scab.


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

Tuber characteristics

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


Nematodes Ro 1
Leaf blight Medium
Tuber blight Medium
Rhizoctonia Very high
Black leg High
Common scab High
Internal rust spot High
Second growth High
Damages High
Bruising Medium
PVY ntn Very high

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Crisps, Dehydrated potato products
Yield High, Very high
Share oversize Medium
Share undersize Low
Dry matter content Medium, High
Chips quality after harvest Very good
Chips quality after longterm storage Very good