Lucera is a very tasty potato with a waxy skin and brilliant skin finish.  It produces a high yield of creamer type sized potatoes.  The specific waxy flavour makes it a unique variety. Due to an exceptionally high tuber count, it makes Lucera an obvious choice for the creamer category.  Combined the varieties long term storability, Lucera is a variety that can be available all year round.  

Utilization: Fresh Market - Creamer type
Maturity: first Early as a creamer type (~72-74 DAP)

Yield: High to very high
Skin Color: Light yellow, very smooth
Flesh Color: Light yellow
Tuber Shape: Short oval
Tuber Size: Small to medium
Tuber Set: 24-28
Dry Matter: 19.0-20.0 %
Dormancy: Long
Storage: medium to Long

Variety Strengths:

  • High marketable yield of baby potatoes
  • Very bright and attractive appearance
  • High resistance to Common scab
  • High resistance to PVY virus
  • Low N requirement
  • High tolerance to mechanical handling and bruising
  • Moderate resistance to Late blight in foliage
  • Very low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Excellent eating qualities and great taste profile
  • Consistent performance between regions
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