IdaRose (OTT case 02-009)
“IdaRose” is a medium to late maturing potato variety with bright red skin and round tuber type for the fresh market. It is high yielding and has excellent eye appeal and good culinary quality. It has long dormancy and can be used directly from the field or sold after storage. It is an excellent variety for home garden use. Strengths include high yield, good appearance and lack of internal defects. The skin has shown russeting in light soils, and it has a tendency to skin when immature.
IdaRose is moderately resistant to early dying and net necrosis. It is moderately susceptible to scab and susceptible to late blight. It stores well and has a low fertilizer requirement.
If interested in licensing this potato variety, please contact the Potato Variety Management Institute (PVMI).