Erika

Erika is an early maturing yellow-skin yellow-fleshed variety. It produces shallow eyed, long-oval tubers with excellent flavor and firm cooking texture. This variety is a preferred choice of gourmet chefs due to its superb cooking profile. Erika has proven itself well for organic operations due to its high resistance to common scab and black dot.

Tuber Characteristics

Tuber Shapelong oval
Flesh Coloryellow
Eye Depthshallow
Skin Coloryellow
Skin Texturesmooth
Dormancymedium
Tuber Sizemedium

Yield and Quality

MarketsEarly Harvest, Table/Fresh, Gourmet, Organic
Yieldhigh
Tubers Per Plant13-16
Cooking TypeFirm
Dry Matterlow

Resistances

Scabhigh
PVYmedium-high
Foliage Blightmedium-low
Tuber Blightmedium-high
Damagesmedium
Bruisingmedium
NematodesRo 1,4

Remarks

  • Strong resistance to scab (7.5)
  • Smooth skin
  • Early maturing

Seed Availability

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