Merlin gives a high yield of bold parti colored tubers with good all round cooking qualities.  The Merlin variety offers unique new opportunities to market potatoes in North America. A bright white skin and a distinctive pink splash surrounding the eyes make an attractive eye catching potato. 

Utilization: Fresh and Organic Markets
Maturity: Second early (95-100 DAP)

Yield: High
Skin Color: White, colored pink splash around eyes
Flesh Color:Light cream, smooth
Tuber Shape: Round oval

Tuber Size: Large
Tuber Set: 10-12
Dry Matter: 17.5-18.5 %
Dormancy: Long
Storage: Medium to long
Variety Strengths:

  • High Tolerance to Heat and Drought
  • High tolerance to mechanical handling and damage
  • Moderate to High resistance to Common scab
  • Excellent eating qualities and great taste profile
  • Low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
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