Charlotte

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Potato
Charlotte
Charlotte Potatoes.jpg
Second Early
Suitable for:
  • Boiling
  • Roasting
  • Salads
Waxy/Floury Scale
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Waxy
Floury
Plant Data
Resistances:
Low
High
Dry rot:[1]
· · · 4 · · · · ·
Late blight on foliage:
· 2 · · · · · · ·
Late blight on tubers:
· · · · 5 · · · ·
Powdery scab:
· · · 4 · · · · ·
Blackleg:
· · · · · · · 8 ·
Common scab:
· · · 4 · · · · ·
Potato cyst nematode:[2]
· 2 · · · · · · ·
Potato leaf roll virus
· · · · 5 · · · ·
Potato virus Y
· 2 · · · · · · ·
Bruising
· · · · 5 · · · ·
Splitting
· · · · · 6 · · ·
References: [3]

Charlotte potato seed produce potatoes that have a pale yellow skin and flesh. A good salad/boiling spud with excellent flavour. Reliable and high yielding.[4]

It has excellent resistance to tuber blight, but poor resistance to leaf blight. It also has average resistance to common scab and very poor resistance to potato cyst nematode.[4]

Examples[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)
  2. Potato Cyst Nematode (Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1)
  3. (2010). Charlotte. The British Potato Variety Database. Retrieved: 2010-07-28
  4. a b (2008). Picture and Description of Charlotte Potato Seed and its Cooking Qualities. vegetable-garden-guide.com. Retrieved: 2010-07-26.
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