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Margarita is a medium late variety producing good tuber numbers and an excellent yield. The variety is suitable for fresh consumption and is red-skinned with dark red eyes. Margarita is particularly suitable for cultivation on lighter soils.


Parentage Cara x Ausonia
Maturity Moderately late
Foliage development Strong
Metribuzin Not sensitive
Tuber shape Oval
Skin colour Red
Flesh colour Pale Yellow
Shallowness of eyes Rather shallow eyes
Yield Very high
Tuber size Large
Dormancy period Long dormancy
Market Traditional
Cooking type B (fairly firm)
Discoloration after cooking No discoloration
Dry matter content 19,0 %

Disease resistance

Blight foliar 5
Blight tuber 7,5
Common scab 8
PVX 8,5
PVY 7,5
Drought tolerance 8
Wart disease Fysio 1 Resistant
PCN resistance Ro1 & Ro4 Resistant

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