Aztec Gold

Aztec Gold (ARD 10-5206) is a maincrop diploid retail speciality with an orange flesh colour, a relatively high dry matter content and with late blight resistance in foliage and tuber

  • Uniform tuber size
  • Suitable for different dishes
  • Good dormancy

Suitable markets

Retail

Specials

Organic

Newest breed available
Aztecgold GRB CL©Agrico20
Aztec Gold CHK©Agrico21
Aztec Gold CBS©Agrico21

Most important Aztec Gold characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Maincrop | 5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Orange | 8,5
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Average | 6
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Medium | 6,5
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    White
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    Below average | 5,5
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Average | 7
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Quite good | 7,5
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Average | 6
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Quite firm | 7,5
  • Lightsprout colour
    -
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Regular | 7
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Above average | 6,5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    relativeYieldClay
    -
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    395
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Rather floury | B
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Long | 8
  • Harvest damage
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    21.4%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    1.3
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Minimum sensitive | 7,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Good | 7
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Above average | 6,5

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • Common scab
    Susceptible | 5,5
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Susceptible | 4
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    -
  • Fusarium
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Erwinia
    -
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Leafroll
    -
  • Virus - A
    -
  • Virus - X
    -
  • Virus - Yn
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    -
  • Wart disease F1
    -
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -
Omtzigt, Adrie | PM | Portret

Would you like to know more about the Aztec Gold?

The best way to guarantee a good harvest and the best return on your investment is to start out with healthy, high-quality seed potatoes and expert advice. At Agrico, we are committed to and invest in knowledge and research. This has enabled us to cultivate a wide range of unique potato varieties that display effective resistance, strong variety characteristics and a high yield. Naturally, the seed potatoes we supply are fully certified.

If you have any specific questions about the Aztec Gold or would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Adrie Omtzigt

Product Manager