Potatoes - Bonnie

Little of my own information on this variety - however, it's fairly recent, and Thompson & Morgan comment as follows in their catalogue:

bold, round/oval uniformly shaped yellow skinned tubers with pink splashed eyes and cream flesh.

A bright skin finish hence the apt name. Recent tasting assessments have given Bonnie good reviews, particularly boiled and as a baker.

Good disease tolerances and resistant to golden eelworm.

Ian Barbour at JBS Seeds describes it as a second early and comments on the even-sized tubers which makes it a good choice for the exhibitor.

It has good resistance to black dot, good dormancy,good resistance to blackleg, common scab and PCN Ro1. It is susceptible to powdery scab and PVY.

I am grateful to Chris Hitchcock and William Whitehead for permission to photograph this sample, which was on display at Painswick Rococo Gardens during October 2008.

Pictures (click on small images for detail):


bonnie, tubers

Seed tubers of this variety can be obtained from JBA Seed Potatoes by clicking the link below:

Nigel Deacon / Diversity website

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