Babylon is a very productive variety suitable for the industrial market with long oval tubers in yellow flesh color.

  • Excellent frying quality.
  • Very suitable for tableware and french fries.
  • Multiple virus resistances.
  • Good storability.

Tuber Characteristics

  • Skin ColourYellow                                                                             
  • Flesh ColourYellow                           
  • Dry Matter Content% 21,7
  • Tuber ShapeOval Long
  • Tuber SizeLarge
  • Harvest DamageSensitive
  • Cooking TypeBC                              

Plant Characteristics

  • MaturityMaincrop
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Foliage Initial DevelopmentQuite Fast                                      
  • DormancyLong


  • Golden Nematode R01 and 4 Highly Resistant                                                                    
  • Virus - YnHighly Resistant
  • Virus - Yntn (Tuber)Highly Resistant
  • Common ScapSusceptible
  • SpraingMedium Resistant
  • FusariumResistant
  • Wart Disease F1Resistant

Harvest and Dormancy

Harvest: Wait at least three weeks after haulm killing, as Babylon is quite sensitive to black spot and sensitive to harvest damage.

Babylon has a very long dormancy and is suitable for long term storage at 6°C.

Growing Recommendations

  • Certified seed-used and seeds should not be cut,
  • To produce seed potatoes sholud be 18-20 cm between rows,
  • Should be 25-28 cm for Tableware,
  • Equipment must be disinfected during planting,
  • Seed fertilization should be done,
  • Mechanical damage must be observed.