A Parkland potato variety for the fresh market with excellent storage qualities

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Excellency is a fresh market variety with excellent long term storage capabilities.

It has yellow skin and light yellow flesh. Tubers are long oval, rather big and have very shallow eyes. Tuber numbers are moderate.

Excellency has a moderate dry matter content with a floury texture. It has good frying quality, as well as cooking and chipping qualities. Excellency grows on most soils and is of interest to the processing market and packers as it has a clean skin finish.

  • Market outlets: processing, fresh market
  • Maturity: medium/late
  • Average yield: very good
  • Crossing: Lady Olympia x Red One
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  • Tuber shape: oval long
  • Uniform of shape: uniform
  • Eye depth: shallow
  • Skin color: yellow
  • Flesh color: pale yellow
  • Dry matter test: good
  • Dry matter percent: 21.6


  • Dormancy: medium
  • Tuber number: higher setting
  • Resistance to damage: susceptible
  • Secondary growth: not susceptible
  • Flower colour: white

Disease resistance

  • Late blight (foliage blight): some susceptibility
  • Common scab: moderate resistance
  • Virus PVV: good resistance
  • Tuber blight: some susceptibility
  • PCN - Ro1 & Ro4: resistant
  • Blackleg: some susceptibility
  • Virus Yntn: very good resistance
  • Fusarium (Dry Rot): slighly resistant

Storage recommendation

Excellency has a long dormancy period. Able to store up to 10 months under suitable condtions.

Cultivation recommendation

It is recommended to warm seed prior to planting. DO NOT use Sencor as Excellency is very sensitive to it. Standard Nitrogen application is recommended.


Excellency is moderately susceptible to blackleg. Resistance to virus Yn and virus Yntn is good.

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