Fandango

FANDANGO is a very high yielding early bulking main-crop variety producing bright short oval tubers with cream skins, light yellow flesh and large percentage of ‘bakers’. FANDANGO has an excellent culinary profile especially when baked, producing particularly crispy skins ensuring that it is well suited to the retail fresh and food service sectors.

Tuber Characteristics
 Shape: Round/oval White
 Skin Colour:
White
 Flesh Colour:
Light yellow
 Eye Depth:
Shallow
 Dormancy:  Normal (6)
 Dry Matter Content:
 18%
 Overall keeping quality:
 Good
 Damage:  6
 Bruising:  6
 Yield:  Very high


Resistance to Diseases & Pests
Common Scab:
5
Powdery Scab
6
Foliage blight:
5
Tuber blight:
7
Blackleg: 4
Wart disease:
I
PCN Ro1:
R
PCN Pallida: S

Growing Advice

  • FANDANGO produces very high yields of large tubers therefore sufficient soil cover is necessary to prevent greening.
  • Herbicide sensitivity: Metribuzin can be used pre-emergence only.

     Key (Scale of 1 to 9)
     Cooking Type
     (9 being the most desirable)  
     I = Immune A = Firm
    R = Resistant
    B = Fairly Firm
    S = Susceptible
     C = Floury
     n/a = Result Not Available
     D = Very Floury