Regina

medium early, firm cooking quality ware potato

  • deep yellow flesh colour
  • smooth skin and shallow eyes
  • premium culinary quality
  • long-term storage variety
REGINA – excels by an enduring and homogenous tuber quality
Growing recommendations
Site requirements
average to better soil conditions; locations susceptible to scab should be avoided
Planting
Seed material sorting
35/55
Row widthTubers/ha
75 cm90 cm
32-34 cm
27-28 cm
40,400
Planting depth
planted 2 cm deeper for high-yielding locations (max. 17 cm soil cover)
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
is sensitive to Metribuzin in the pre- and post-emergence; avoid use
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)
medium - 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)
350-270 kg/ha (preferably as sulphate; on lighter soils split doses)
Magnesium (MgO)
70 kg/ha (for yield and quality assurance)
Variety characteristics
Maturitymedium early
Cooking type
A
Consumption quality
salad potato; no discolouration after cooking; premium culinary quality
Yield
medium to high yields with a uniform and fine grading
Youth development
hesitant
Dormancy
very dormant, suitable for long-term storage
Tuber characteristics
Tuber shape
oval
Eye depth
shallow
Flesh colour
yellow - deep yellow
Skin colour
yellow
Skin
smooth
Number of tubers
high
Resistances
PCN
Ro1 (9)
Potato wart disease
1
Sensitivities
Common scab
high
Spraing
very low
Bruising
very low - low
Mechanical damage
low

Special advice for REGINA production available.

 

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. (06/2021)