Princess is an early maturing fresh market variety with excellent presentation and culinary qualities. It serves the needs of growers producing A-­‐size potatoes, as well as baby potatoes. Princess is also well suited for organic production and peeling.

Utilization:Multi-Purpose fresh market.
Maturity: Early.
SkinColor: Light Yellow with shallow eyes.
FleshColor: Yellow.
Shape: Round Oval, smooth.
Number: High (15-20 tubers) uniform, medium size tubers
DryMatter: Low (salad type).
Dormancy: Medium.
Yield: Very high marketable yields.
Resists:

  • Good resistance to foliar and soil born diseases.
  • Good resistance to common scab.
  • Resistance to PCN nematode (Ro1).
  • Good tolerance to virus diseases.
  • Good tolerance to bruising and mechanical handling

Notes: Princess is widely adapted and performs equally well in Southern American locations as it does in Northern Canadian areas. This feature presents an opportunity to develop fresh markets for a variety with a high gloss appearance Culinary aspects for Princess indicate this variety will excel as a multipurpose table potato.

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