Red Gold potato

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Red Gold potato is an early variety of North American potato. It has a red skin with yellow flesh inside.[1] It is resistant to potato leafroll virus and potato virus Y and moderately resistant to common scab,[2] but susceptible to potato virus a and potato virus s.

Red Gold was bred in Canda in the 1970s and registered in 1987.[1]


  1. ^ a b Red Gold, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, February 7, 2005. 
  2. ^ Coffin, R.; Johnston, G. R.; McKeown, A. et al. (February 1988), "Red Gold: A yellow-fleshed, red-skinned potato cultivar with short dormancy and high tuber set", American Potato Journal (Springer) 65 (2): 49–55.