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The outstanding attribute of the Irmina variety is its outstanding appearance and productiveness. The remarkably well-shaped tubbers attract with peculiarly shallow eyes.


Variety characteristic:

Irmina is a tall plant. A very high yield of rather big tubers is formed middle in the ridge. This variety proves itself with an unique tuber appearance that distinguish oneself favorably from other varietes. Round oval tubers are extraordinarily homogenous and are characterized by an uniform grading with low share of undersizes. Unique brightness of the yellow skin, very shallow eyes, light yellow flesh are typical features of Irmina. This variety is well suited for the wash market and for packing. The taste will surely satisfy a gourmet of the culinary BC – mealy type. Good performance at storage.

Plant and tuber:

Flesh colour: light yellow
Skin colour: yellow
Tuber shape: round oval
Eye depth: 7,4 – very shallow
Foliage development: uniform emergence
Storage ability: 8,0 – very good
Yield: 58,3 t/ha (according to COBORU) – very high
Dormancy period: very long
Length of the vegetation period: 105 days


Consumption quality:

Cooking type: B-BC – slightly mealy to mealy (starch content 13,0%)
Taste: 6,9 – good
Especially recommended for: steamed and boiled potatoes, oven-roasted potatoes, potato purée, potato dumplings, potato pancakes, potato purée



PCN: Ro1 – resistant
Synchytrium endobioticum: D1 – susceptible
Common scab: 6,0 – medium/high
Mechanical damage: 6,0 – medium/high
Foliage blight: 4,0 – medium
Tuber blight: 5,0 – medium
Late blight: 8,0 – resistant
Potato virus Y (PVY): 8,0 – very high
Metribuzin sensitivity: moderately sensitive


Site requirements:

Irmina has middle demands to soil quality, water supply and fertilization. Prefers lighter soil types.

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