An early maincrop variety, suitable for crisps and dehydrated potato products. Its outstanding resistances against PCN Ro 1(9), Ro 3(9) as well as Pa 2(9) and Pa 3(9) make Rossini attractive for intensively farmed potato land. Next to PCN resistance, it is also resistant against potato wart disease 1. Tubers are round oval with a light yellow flesh colour. Good tolerances against bruising, blackleg and tuber blight. Irrigation is worthwile. The highest crisping quality is achieved from greentop harvesting directly from the field until December.   


Maturity Medium early
Plant type Stem type
Growth habit Upright
Color of flower Light red-violet
Foliage development Rapid
Number of tubers High
Dormancy Medium, High

Tuber characteristics

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


Nematodes Ro 1, Ro 3, Pa 2 (8), Pa 3
Potato wart disease Race 1
Leaf blight Medium, High
Tuber blight Medium
Rhizoctonia Medium
Black leg High
Common scab Medium
Internal rust spot Medium
Damages Medium
Bruising Medium
PVY ntn High

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Crisps, Dehydrated potato products
Yield Medium
Share oversize Low
Share undersize Medium
After cooking discoloration Low
Discoloration raw Medium
Dry matter content Medium
Chips quality after harvest Good
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