Mayan Gold

Maincrop variety, with yellow tubers and golden flesh.  Long, oval shape and a high dry matter.  Superb nutty flavour.

Bred from an original South American potato species called Solanum tuberosum L. group Phureja and was the first Phureja variety to be released in Europe.

Pest & Disease Resistance

Trials show resistance to late blight on foliage, skin spot, common scab, black scurf and powdery scab as well as susceptibility to dry rot, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3, 1.


SCRI DB270(43) x SCRI DB 220(52) ex Phureja