Cultivar Corner: Fenway Red is a mid-season variety with high yields
Fenway Red is a round tuber with a beautiful deep and rich red skin with contrasting white flesh.
This all-purpose variety has the perfect texture to hold up to nearly any cooking technique — boiling, mashing, roasting or baking.
- Breeder: HZPC IPR B.V.
- Parentage: Parella x Dakota Rose
North American distributor: HZPC Americas (hzpc.com)
- Tubers: Fenway Red is a mid-season variety with consistently high yields. Medium to large round tubers with good uniformity. Stores well and keeps the red skin throughout the storage period. Fenway Red is widely adapted; skin set can take time depending on cultural practices and soil types.
- Tubers per plant: 12
- Maturity: Medium early
- Yield: High
- Dormancy: Short
- Specific gravity: 1.073
- Internal bruising: Low sensitivity
- Diseases: Fenway Red shows high resistance to tuber blight, tobacco rattle virus and little potato disorder. It shows high resistance to powdery scab and medium resistance to common scab. It also has high resistance to PVYNTN tuber symptoms.