Ottawa

medium early French fries variety

  • creamy flesh colour
  • large sized grading
  • good length index
  • suitability for long-term storage
OTTAWA - large sized processing variety with longoval tuber shape and good storability
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
34-36 cm
28-30 cm
38,000
Planting depth
planted 2 cm deeper for high-yielding locations (max. 17 cm soil cover)
Seed preparation
has a good dormancy; sprout stimulation evenly before planting (7-10 days)
Seed dressing
dressing against Rhizoctonia solani recommended
Herbicides
exhibits average sensitivity to Metribuzin in the post-emergence
Foliage
average leaf health; timely and regular use of fungicides against late blight is advisable
Harvest
ensure gentle harvest
Fertilization incl. return of previous crop at medium supply level
Nitrogen (N)
high - compared to the local standard (2/3 before planting and 1/3 later)
Phosphorus (P2O5)
100 kg/ha (water soluble phosphate at planting)
Potassium (K2O)
250-190 kg/ha (preferably as sulphate; on lighter soils split doses)
Magnesium (MgO)
70 kg/ha (for yield and quality assurance)
Variety characteristics
Maturitymedium early
Processing quality
good suitability for producing French fries with a good length index; processing at storage temperature 7°C
Yield
high; large sized tuber lots
Youth development
hesitant
Dormancy
very dormant, suitable for long-term storage
Tuber characteristics
Tuber shape
longoval
Eye depth
shallow
Flesh colour
cream
Skin colour
yellow
Skin
netted
Number of tubers
medium
Resistances
PCN
Ro1 (9), Ro4 (9)
Sensitivities
Common scab
low - medium
Spraing
low - medium
Bruising
low - medium
Mechanical damage
medium

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. (12/2020)