Yellows

Selection of Varieties

At a Glance

Yellow potatoes have skins and flesh that range from pale yellow to golden yellow. Typically these potatoes are round to slightly oblong and their flesh has a delicious buttery flavor.

Varieties available for purchase through the Colorado Certified Potato Growers Association (CCPGA) or via exclusive license through CSU STRATA are listed below. Experiemental lines are also available for trial fields.

Breeder
David Holm
Colorado State University Potato Breeding Program

Overview

Advanced Yellow Selections Available through CCPGA
Vista Gold (CO05037-3W/Y: AC99330-1P/Y x CO97227-2P/PW)

Pedigree: Midnight Moon x CO97227-2P/PW
Plant Variety Protection: Filed
Seed Availability: San Luis Valley Research Center
CCPGA Variety Info & Contact
Ref. No.: 2021-050

Description:

  • A fresh market specialty with white skin and yellow flesh. It has very high yield potential and a medium-early maturity. The attractive oval tubers have a small size profile and are resistant to internal and external grade defects.
  • Cultivar Management Sheet

General Characteristics:

  • Usage: Fresh market specialty
  • Plant: Medium vine size, semi-erect plants with light purple flowers
  • Maturity: Medium-early
  • Tubers: Oval tubers with white skin and yellow flesh. Tubers are resistant to blackspot bruise, growth crack, second growth and hollow heart.
  • Yield Potential: High (avg. 45 cwt/acre) and 55% of US No. 1 tubers
  • Specific Gravity: Medium (1.079)

Advantages:

  • High yield potential
  • Attractive tuber type
  • Small tuber size profile

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: March 2023
Opportunity

Available for Licensing

Reference Number
Per Individual Variety
Licensing Manager

Jessy McGowan
Jessy.McGowan@colostate.edu
970-491-7100