April 2020
Cultivar Corner: Autumn Rose is an early-maturing red with high yields

Overview

Autumn Rose is an early maturing, red-skinned, white-fleshed potato. This attractive high-yielding variety has smooth skin with shallow eyes. Autumn Rose shows good resistance to common scab and has a long storability. This Norland-type variety is highly suitable for both organic and conventional production. Its slightly mealy cooking texture and taste both are excellent. It is a great potato for mashing, frying and roasting.

North America Developers: Solanum International (www.solanum-int.com)

Agronomic Characteristics

  • Tuber shape: Round oval
  • Tuber size: Fairy large tubers
  • Skin color: Red
  • Flesh color: White
  • Yield: Medium to high
  • Maturity: Early
  • Eye depth: Shallow
  • Diseases: Good resistance to common scab

Growing recommendations

Autumn Rose requires a normal fertilization program. It has strong uniform tops. The attractive red tubers do have a double skin, however allow enough time for skin set before harvesting.

Remarks

  • Even tuber size distribution
  • Early tuberization
  • Good storage potato

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