Botanical properties

Growth habit: Plants are tall; stems erect, develop rapidly and give good to dense foliage cover

Flowers: Many white flowers

Tubers: Oval, tubers with a smooth skin and shallow eyes, the skin and flesh are creamy white

Agronomic properties

Growing period: Medium 90-110 days

Yield: High potential

Tuber appearance: Very regular tuber shape

Tuber dormancy: Medium to long, 130 days from burn off

Consumer properties

Eating quality: Good. Floury cooking type. The big advantage of this variety is, that it can be used for the fresh market and processing

Processing quality: Very good. It is suitable for French fry and crisps

Keeping quality:  Very good


Late Blight: Moderately susceptible, it is controllable by a spray program

Early Blight: Susceptible, it is controllable by a spray program

Virus diseases: Very good resistance to potato leaf roll virus, and PVY

Common scab: Moderately resistant

Wart disease: Immune


Fianna is good all rounder variety that is suitable for the fresh market, and the processing market.