Linzer Delikatess

First early special variety with excellent flavour and a very nice skin.

  • Firm cooking
  • High tuberisation
  • Good storability
  • Conventional

Suitable markets

Retail

Salads

Most important Linzer Delikatess characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    First early | 8
  • Tuber shape
    Long
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    High | 9
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Medium | 6
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Excellent | 8
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    White
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    None | 4
  • Stolon length
    Medium
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Average | 6
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Quite fast | 7
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Average | 6
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Quite weak | 5
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red-purple
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Irregular | 5
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    Average | 6
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Firm | A
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    340
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Quite long | 7
  • Harvest damage ware potatoes
    -
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    -
  • Talent ®
    -
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Sensitive | 5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Harvest damage seed potatoes
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    19,1%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry Matter Distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Discolouration (after cooking)
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for French fries
    Insufficient | 4
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for crisping
    Insufficient | 4

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Very susceptible | 3
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Common scab
    Susceptible | 5
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    -
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    -
  • Fusarium
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Erwinia
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Susceptible | 5
  • Leafroll
    Very susceptible | 4
  • A
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • X
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Yn
    Susceptible | 5
  • Yntn
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Wart disease F1
    Resistant | 10
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -

Would you like to know more about the Linzer Delikatess?

The best way to guarantee a good harvest and the best return on your investment is to start out with healthy, high-quality seed potatoes and expert advice. At Agrico, we are committed to and invest in knowledge and research. This has enabled us to cultivate a wide range of unique potato varieties that display effective resistance, strong variety characteristics and a high yield. Naturally, the seed potatoes we supply are fully certified.

If you have any specific questions about the Linzer Delikatess or would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Tjalling Douma

Product Manager