Pocahontas

Pocahontas

Pocahontas is a medium early, firm cooking and high yielding variety, which also stores very well. The excellent taste and its smooth skin in combination with an appealing yellow flesh make Pocahontas suitable for the premium ware potato market. Besides the very even grading, this variety convinces with excellent tolerances against Rhizoctonia, Phytophthora, internal defects as well as the outstanding attribute in terms of second growth. Resistant to PCN Ro 1 and potato wart disease 1.

Plant

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

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Round oval, Oval
Flesh color Yellow
Eye depth Shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth

Resistances

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

Yield and Quality

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