Sieglinde is a yellow-fleshed variety that originated in Germany or Austria.

Sieglinde.  Tubers from a single plant, Victoria BC 2012

Sieglinde. Tubers from a single plant, Victoria BC 2012

GENERAL

Maturity: Early

Skin colour: clear yellow

Flesh colour: Pale yellow

Tuber Shape: oval to round

Origin and Breeding: Originated in Austria or Germany

Year registered in Canada:

AGRICULTURAL FEATURES

Yield:

Dormancy:medium to long

Storability:good [West Coast Seeds]; Poor [Euro Potato]

Utilization:

Environmental Stress: Medium to high drought resistance.

DISEASE AND INSECT SUSCEPTIBILITY

Moderately resistant: scab, mosaic virus, warts, blackleg, PVA

Moderately susceptible: PVS, PVX

Susceptible: late blight, powdery scab, leaf roll

NOTES:

According to West Coast Seeds, Sieglinde is a popular European variety with very thin skin, shallow eyes and firm yellow flesh.

SOURCES:

European Cultivated Potato Database – Sieglinde

Sieglinde is described as an early season potato by West Coast Seeds. Our results suggest that it is more of a mid-season potato in all locations where it was grown in 2012 and 2013.

Yield was among the highest of different varieties in each location. Across locations, yield was lowest in Gananoque, Ontario and highest in Winlaw, BC in 2013.

Sieglinde yields from 2012 and 2013.

Sieglinde yields from 2012 and 2013.