Markies high yielding all-round maincrop variety for French fries, crisping, fast food (QSR market) and fresh consumption.

  • Large tubers
  • Multiple virus resistances
  • Good storability

Tuber Characteristics

  • Skin Colour Yellow
  • Flesh ColourLight Yellow
  • Tuber ShapeOval Long
  • Tuber SizeQuite Large
  • Harvest DamageSensitive
  • Dry Matter Content22,8%
  • Cooking Type Floury / BC
  • DormancyQuite Long

Plant Characteristics

  • Maturity Maincrop
  • Foliage Initial DevelopmentQuite Fast
  • Flower ColourWhite


  • Golden Nematode Ro ¼Resistant
  • Virus – YnMinimum Susceptible
  • Virus – Yntn (Tuber)Minimum Susceptible
  • Common ScabSusceptible
  • Powdery ScabVery Susceptible
  • Late Blight-TuberMinimum Susceptible
  • Late Blight-FoliageMinimum Susceptible
  • SpraingVery Susceptible
  • FusariumMinimum To Not Susceptible
  • Wart Disease F1Not Marked

Harvest and Dormancy

Harvest: Wait at least three weeks after haulm killing before harvesting, as Markies is sensitive to harvest damage and not sensitive to black spot.

Dormancy: Markies has a good dormancy and is very suitable for long term storage at 6°C.

Growing Recommendations

  • It is preferred to grow in good soil,
  • Planting depth should be compared to normal local standards.
  • Planting distance should be 3,800 bt / for plant density of 35/55 mm depending on plant density.
  • Within 3-4 days before planting; it is recommended to encourage sprouting.