Coronada

early, mainly firm cooking quality ware potato

  • yellow flesh colour
  • high yield potential
  • attractive tuber shape
  • Low Energy variety
CORONADA - meets the requirments of a " LOW ENERGY" potato
Growing recommendations
Site requirements
average to better soil conditions; locations susceptible to rust spot should be avoided
Planting
Seed material sorting
35/55
Row widthTubers/ha
75 cm90 cm
28-30 cm
23-25 cm
46,000
for smaller grading sizes -2 cm
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
dressing against Rhizoctonia solani recommended
Herbicides
when used correctly, no sensitivity to Metribuzin is known in the pre-emergence and a medium sensitivity to Metribuzin in the post-emergence
Foliage
good, average leaf health; however, regular use of fungicides is recommended
Harvest
needs app. one week longer to achieve skin stability; classic storage variety, should be completely dry before washing
Fertilization incl. return of previous crop at medium supply level
Nitrogen (N)
low - compared to the local standard (Low-Input variety, whole amount at planting)
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
Maturityearly
Cooking type
B
Consumption quality
mainly firm cooking; low discolouration after cooking; Low Energy
Yield
medium to high yield; high marketable yield; uniform large tuber sized grading
Youth development
initially hesitant, later rapid
Dormancy
very dormant; suitable for long term storage
Tuber characteristics
Tuber shape
longoval
Eye depth
very shallow - shallow
Flesh colour
yellow
Skin colour
yellow
Skin
smooth
Number of tubers
medium
Resistances
PCN
Ro1 (9), Ro2/3 (9), Ro4 (7)
Potato wart disease
1
Sensitivities
Common scab
medium
Spraing
medium - high
Bruising
very low - low
Mechanical damage
low

All particulars are based on official variety trials and/or our own experience. However, as potatoes are natural products we cannot undertake any liability for these details. (10/2020)