Bellinda

medium early premium quality salad potato

  • excellent culinary quality
  • nice smooth skin
  • attractive tuber shape
  • high yield
  • excellent for long term storage
BELLINDA is combining high yield, very nice skin finish and excellent flavour, therefore this variety is excellent suitable for washing, pre-packing and marketing in premium quality programmes.
Growing recommendations
Site requirements
medium to high demands to soil and water supply; soils with uniform water supply should be preferred
Planting
approx. 39.000 plants/ha; seed size 35/55 mm
Planting depth
normal compared with local standard
Seed preparation
careful induction of sprouting before planting is recommended (3-4 days) - sensitive to broken sprouts
Seed dressing
could be sensitive to some ingredients – ask adviser
Herbicides
sensitive to Metribuzin; especially post emergence application should be avoided
Foliage
routine protective control of late blight is recommended
Harvest
needs some days more to get set skin
Fertilization incl. return of previous crop
Nitrogen (N)
low-medium - compared with local standard
Phosphorus (P2O5)
100 kg/ha, (at planting, water soluble phosphate)
Potassium (K2O)
250-300 kg/ha
Magnesium (MgO)
60 kg/ha
Variety characteristics
Maturitymedium early
Cooking type
A
Consumption quality
high quality salad potato; excellent flavour; deep yellow flesh colour; no discolouration after cooking
Yield
high marketable yield; medium sized tubers; uniform grading
Youth development
quick
Dormancy
very high; excellent storability
Tuber characteristics
Tuber shape
long oval
Eye depth
shallow
Flesh colour
deep yellow
Skin colour
yellow
Skin
smooth
Resistances
PCN
Ro1
Ro4
Sensitivities
Foliage blight
low - medium
Tuber blight
low
Common scrab
medium - high
Spraing
low - medium
Bruising
low - medium
Mechanical damage
low - medium

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. (state of 06/2016)