Selection of Reds

Opportunity

Available for Licensing

At A Glance

​Colorado cultivars and clonal selections accounted for 36% of the 7,858 acres of Colorado certified seed accepted for certification in 2018; while releases accounted for 37% of the estimated 51,900 acres planted to fall potatoes in Colorado for 2017.

Colorado is in the top 20 cultivars grown for seed in the U.S. For CSU’s red selection, the Sangre and Colorado Rose ranked #7 and #11, respectively.

Licensing Director

Jillian Lang
Jillian.Lang@colostate.edu
970-491-7100

Reference: Per Individual Variety

Advanced Red Selections Available through CCPGA

 

Colorado Rose (CO89097-2R: NDTX9-1068-11R x Cherry Red)

Pedigree: NDTX9-1068-11R x Cherry Red
Plant Variety Protection: 200500210
Seed Availability: Certified seed is available from producers in Colorado
CCPGA Variety Info & Contact
Ref. No.: 15-015

Description:

  • A high yielding fresh market red.  It has attractive oval tubers, medium vine maturity and good skin color retention in storage.
  • Cultivar Management Sheet

General Characteristics:

  • Usage: Fresh market
  • Plant: Medium vine size, semi-erect plant with purple flowers
  • Maturity: Medium
  • Tubers: Oval tubers with red skin and white flesh. Tubers are resistant to hollow heart, blackspot bruise and shatter bruise.
  • Yield Potential: High (avg. 517 cwt/acre) and a high percentage of US No. 1 tubers (85 %)
  • Specific Gravity: Medium (1.082)

Advantages:

  • High yield potential
  • High percentage of US No. 1 tubers
  • Good color retention in storage
Rio Colorado (NDC5281-2R: Dakota Jewel x ND2224-5R)

Pedigree: Dakota Jewel x ND2224-5R
Plant Variety Protection: 200800121
Seed Availability: Certified seed is available from producers in Colorado
CCPGA Variety Info & Contact
Ref. No.: 14-085

Description:

  • An early maturing fresh market red.  It has high yield potential and good skin color retention in storage.

General Characteristics:

  • Usage: Fresh market
  • Plant: Medium vine size, semi-erect plant with reddish-purple flowers
  • Maturity: Early
  • Tubers: Oval tubers with red skin and white flesh. Tubers are resistant to hollow heart and second growth.
  • Yield Potential: High (avg. 405 cwt/acre) and an average of 56 % of US No. 1 tubers
  • Specific Gravity: Medium-high (1.087)

Advantages:

  • Yield potential
  • Early vine maturity
  • Color retention in storage
Canada Rose (CO00277-2R: CO89097-2R x CO94065-2R)

Pedigree: CO89097-2R x CO94065-2R
Plant Breeder Rights: 18-9581
Seed Availability: San Luis Valley Research Center
CCPGA Variety Info & Contact
Ref. No.: 19-051

Description:

  • An early maturing fresh market red with high yield potential.  It has a high percentage of US No. 1 tubers.

General Characteristics:

  • Usage: Fresh market
  • Plant: Medium vine size, semi-erect plants with dark red-purple flowers
  • Maturity: Early
  • Tubers: Round tubers with red skin and white flesh. Tubers are resistant to hollow heart, growth crack and second growth.
  • Yield Potential: High (avg. 427 cwt/acre) and 79% of US No. 1 tubers
  • Specific Gravity: Medium (1.080)

Advantages:

  • High yield potential
  • Attractive tuber type
  • Early maturity
Are you looking for something not listed or interested in trialing experimental lines?

We have several new and advanced selections available for grower evaluation and exclusive release HERE.

Last updated: February 2021

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