Home Varieties Publications Links Contact Us  


Back to main Varieties page

Carlingford

Description

Carlingford is an oval shaped potato with smooth white skin and firm white waxy flesh. Carlingford is a low to medium height plant that is fairly compact and bushy and grows well all year round.

Parentage

s.62/47/1 x Dr McIntosh

Maturity

Slightly longer than Nadine.

Disease Reactions

Susceptible to early blight and potato leaf roll virus. Carlingford has excellent resistance to blackleg, common scab and powdery scab but has no PCN resistance.

Plant Spacing

Suggested spacing for potatoes would vary from 25 – 35 cm (10-14 inches). This will vary depending on the age of the seed, growing conditions and the management of the crop.

Yield

Carlingford is capable of producing yields in excess of 70 ton/ha (generally not as high as Nadine) under ideal conditions and crop management.

Cooking Characteristics

Carlingford is particularly good for boiling and using in salads as it maintains its shape and doesn't darken after cooking. It also mashes,roasts and microwaves very well.

Boil/Salad Mash Microwave Roast Fry Taste

Excellent Very Good Good

(c) Copyright Potato Marketing Corporation of Western Australia 2017