Cultivar Corner: Autumn Rose is an early-maturing red with high yields
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)
- 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
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.
- Even tuber size distribution
- Early tuberization
- Good storage potato