Cultivar Corner: Bellanita is an early yellow fingerling
Parentage: AR97-1032 x AR97-0942
Developers: Parkland Potato Varieties | Agrico (www.parklandseedpotatoes.com)
Description: The Bellanita is an early fingerling which produces a very high number of tubers of consistent shape. It has yellow skin and flesh and an excellent taste.
Yield: 20 to 25 tubers
Eye Depth: Shallow
Dry Matter: 18%
Diseases: Good resistance to common scab, potato virus Y (very good to NTN strain), Fusarium dry rot and powdery scab. Moderate resistance to blight.
Harvest: Three to four weeks after haulm killing usually provides sufficient skin set. Bellanita is only slightly susceptible to harvest damage.
Storage: Medium dormancy. Store until December or January for best results.