Nectar is new age yellow flesh variety able to serve the needs of growers producing conventional size or possibly baby potatoes.  An excellent choice for the retail/fresh and packing sector.  Nectar produces very high yields of A-­size potatoes with outstanding uniformity.  It produces a high number of tubers with very smooth bright skin and packout levels are exceptional from long term storage.

Utilization: Fresh Market
Maturity:  Maincrop (95-105 DAP)
Yield: Very high
Skin Color: Light yellow, faint pink eyes, smooth
Flesh Color: Light Yellow
Tuber Shape: Oval to Long Oval
Tuber Size: Medium
Tuber Set: 15-18 
Dry Matter: 20.0 %
Dormancy: Medium
Storage: Medium to long
Variety Strengths:

  • Medium to high tolerance to Heat and Drought but to achieve maximum yield potential, irrigation is required
  • Very uniform shape
  • Quick skin set after vine kill
  • High resistance to Silver Scurf and Black dot
  • Stores long term with exceptionally high pack out levels
  • Low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Moderate to high tolerance to bruising and mechanical handling
  • Excellent eating qualities with great taste profile
  • Avoid soils with a history of common scab
  • Avoid fields with poor drainage

 

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