Antonia

medium early quality salad potato

  • yellow flesh colour
  • firm cooking
  • high marketable yield
  • very attractive tuber shape
ANTONIA - the attractive tuber shape combined with excellent culinary quality ensures ANTONIA a leading position among the light-skinned pre-packing varieties
Growing recommendations
Site requirements
prefers average to better soil conditions with uniform supply of water and nutrients
Planting
Seed material sorting
35/55
Row widthTubers/ha
75 cm90 cm
28-30 cm
23-25 cm
46.000
Planting depth
standard
Seed preparation
has good dormancy; sensitive to sprout breaking; a temperature shock briefly before planting (3-4 days) is beneficial
Seed dressing
seek advice; may be sensitive to individual active ingredients
Herbicides
exhibits average sensitivity to Metribuzin in the post-emergence
Foliage
good, average leaf health; however, regular use of fungicides is recommended
Harvest
timely and gentle harvesting after achieving skin stability
Fertilization incl. return of previous crop at medium supply level
Nitrogen (N)
high - compared with local standard (2/3 before planting and 1/3 later)
Phosphorus (P2O5)
100 kg/ha (water soluble phosphate at planting)
Potassium (K2O)
350-270 kg/ha (up to 150 kg/ha chloride possible; on lighter soils split doses)
Magnesium (MgO)
70 kg/ha (for yield and quality assurance)
Variety characteristics
Maturitymedium early
Cooking type
A - B
Consumption quality
firm cooking salad quality; no discolouration after cooking
Yield
high tuber- and marketable yield
Youth development
rapid
Dormancy
very dormant, suitable for long term storage
Tuber characteristics
Tuber shape
oval
Eye depth
very shallow - shallow
Flesh colour
yellow
Skin colour
yellow
Skin
smooth - netted
Number of tubers
high
Resistances
PCN
Ro1, Ro4
Sensitivities
Common scrab
low
Spraing
low
Bruising
low
Mechanical damage
low

All particulars are based on offical variety trials and/or our own experience. However, as potatoes are natural products we cannot undertake any liability for these details. (11/2020)