This tasty Russet Skin variety with medium maturity is the first russet skinned variety from HZPC. While already popular in Europe, it is gaining popularity in North America as a premium baking and frying potato.
Long oval, Russet Skin variety, having shallow eyes and a cream colored flesh. Nice uniform size, Grades very well, high pack-out. Specific gravity presents optimum quality for baking and processing.
Foliage develops rapidly but with few stems. Note: foliage is sensitive to applications of the herbicide metribuzin.
High resistance to cyst nematodes, wart disease, leaf and tuber blight. Somewhat susceptible to common scab.
Innovator is an excellent variety for boiling, baking and French frying. Innovator has a remarkable good flavor. Stable dry matter content. The ability to recondition from long term storage makes this an ideal variety for the processing industry.