Valetta

Valetta

Valetta is a very early, high yielding table potato with cooking type AB. This variety shows attractive tubers and excellent culinary qualities. It has long, oval tubers, smooth yellow skin and very shallow eyes. Valetta has high tolerances to common scab, rhizoctonia, spraying, bruising and mechanical damages.

Plant

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

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Long oval
Flesh color Yellow
Eye depth Shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Netted

Resistances

Nematodes Ro 1, Ro 4
Leaf blight Low, Medium
Tuber blight Medium, High
Rhizoctonia High
Black leg High
Common scab High
Internal rust spot High
Damages Medium, High
Bruising High, Very high
PVY Low
PLRV Low, Medium

Yield and Quality

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