Pondus Del

Pondus is an early ripening ware potato for packing and peeling for the fresh market. Flesh colour is light yellow and the variety presents itself fantastically with outstanding skin finish and attractive tuber shape.

Category:

Consumption & packing

Usage:

Consumption & packing

Maturity:

Early

Yield:

High

Foliage:

Covering

Tuber size:

Medium 

Tuber shape:

Oval

Number of tubers:

13-17

Skin colour:

Yellow, very smooth

Flesh colour:

Light yellow

Cooking type:

AB

 
 

Dry matter content:

Medium (17-18)

Dormancy period:

Long

Nematodes:

Resistance: Ro 1 & 4

Wart disease:

Resistance; W1

Foliage blight:

Medium resistance

Tuber blight:

Medium resistance

Common scab:

Good resistance

Growing:

Pondus should not be preheated before planting. It should be taken out from storage, and heated up slowly to settle with the outside temperature.
Pondus is quick in emergence and sets tubers early, which is why early irrigation can be necessary to keep the soil moist during tuber setting.

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