Riviera is a tableware variety which has an attractive skin set, excellent heat tolerance, good virus resistance and an early good yield.

  • Large tubers.
  • Good virus resistances.
  • Tubers are oval and round.

Tuber Characteristics

  • DormancyQuite Short                      
  • Skin ColourLight Yellow
  • Flesh ColourYellow
  • Dry Matter Content% 17.7
  • Tuber ShapeOval Round
  • Tuber SizeLarge
  • Harvest Damage   Quite Sensitive                

Plant Characteristics

  • MaturityFirst Early                    
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Foliage Initial DevelopmentQuite Fast                   


  • Golden Nematode Ro 1/4Resistant                                                              
  • Virus - YnResistant
  • Virus - Yntn (Tuber)Resistant
  • Common ScabSusceptible
  • Powdery ScabSusceptible
  • SpraingSusceptible
  • FusariumMedium Resistant
  • ErwiniaSusceptible

Harvest and Dormancy

Harvest: Two weeks after accurate haulm killing is usually sufficient, as Riviera is only quite sensitive to harvest damage and not sensitive to black spot.

Storage: Riviera has an average dormancy and is suitable for delivery straight from the field or short term storage (4 months) at 4°C.

Growing Recommendations

  • Certified seed-used and seeds should not be cut,
  • Seeds should not be cut,
  • To produce seed potatoes 18-20 cm between rows,
  • Must be 28-30 cm for tableware,
  • Equipment must be disinfected during planting,
  • Seed spraying should be done,
  • Mechanical damage must be observed.