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Varieties Details: Irish Cobbler

GENERAL

Origin & Breeding:
Bred in the United States from unknown parents; may be a mutant of Early Rose.
Year Registered in Canada:
1923
Registration Number:
P-12
Maturity:
Early

BOTANICAL FEATURES

Plants:
Medium-sized, erect to spreading; stems medium thick, prominently angled.
Leaves:
Moderately open, medium large; midribs scantly pubescent.
Flowers:
Lilac with white tips.
Tubers:
Large to medium-sized; round with flattened ends; smooth creamy white skin
Sprouts:
Bright reddish purple.

AGRICULTURAL FEATURES

Description:
Medium to high yielding variety; widely adapted; highly susceptible to bruising
Utilization:
Very good for boiling and baking; good chipping quality early in season.
Chief Markets:
Early fresh market, early chipping, home gardens.

REACTION TO DISEASES

Moderately Resistant:
Blackleg, fusarium dry rot, phoma rot.
Highly Resistant:
PVA (field resistant).
Susceptible:
Late blight, common scab
Highly Susceptible:
Verticillium wilt.
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