Oberon
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Oberon

The most valuable advantage of this variety is its great flavor in the salad type – one can say matchless in comparison to other varieties. Light yellow and even creamy flesh in salad speciality.

 

Variety characteristic:

Oberon is a tall plant with a compact canopy. A high yield of big tubers is formed middle and deep in the ridge. The oval, red-skinned tubers are very homogenous with uniform grading and with low share of undersizes. Additionally, tubers of the Oberon variety possess smooth skin finish and shallow eyes. A good ability for washing and a nice grading guarantee a good post-packing appearance. The most valuable advantage of this variety is its great flavor in the salad type – one can say matchless in comparison to other varieties. It is highly appreciated, especially by connoisseurs of light potato flesh, because its flesh turns brighter after cooking. Very good suitability for long term storage.

Plant and tuber:

Flesh colour: light yellow
Skin colour: red
Tuber shape: oval
Eye depth: 7,0 – very shallow
Foliage development: uniform emergence
Storage ability: 9,0 – very good
Yield: 53,1 t/ha (according to COBORU) – high
Dormancy period: long

 

Consumption quality:
Cooking type: AB – slightly firm (starch content 11,7%)
Taste: 7,5 – very good
Especially recommended for: salad, steamed and boiled potatoes, packing after peeling

 

Resistances:

PCN: Ro1 – resistant
Common scab: 6,5 – medium/high
Mechanical damage: high
Foliage blight: 3 – medium
Tuber blight: 5 – medium
Potato virus Y (PVY): very high
Metribuzin sensitivity: moderately sensitive

 

Site requirements:

Oberon has middle demands to soil quality, fertilization and higher demands to water supply. Soils in good agricultural conditions are advantageous.

Soil demand

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