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Agroplant Holland BV Desiree

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Desiree is a fairly firm cooking consumption variety with large, long, oval tubers and a red skin. It is very suitable for the production of French fries, when grown in a warm climate.


ParentageUrgenta x Despeche
MaturityModerately late
Foliage developmentGood
Metribuzin sensitivityNot sensitive
Tuber shapeLong oval
Skin colourRed
Flesh colourPale yellow
Shallowness of eyesShallow eyes
Tuber sizeLarge
Dormancy periodMedium long dormancy
MarketTraditional & French fries
Cooking typeBC (waxy to floury)
Discoloration after cookingNo discoloration
Dry matter content19,7%

Disease resistance

Blight foliar5
Blight tuber7,5
Common scab4
Drought tolerance8
PCN resistance Ro1 & Ro4Susceptible
Wart disease Fysio 1Resistant
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