BF15 is a French potato variety with firm flesh. She is considered a half-precocious one. This potato has a smooth yellow skin as well as a beautiful yellow firm flesh. In culture its tubers will often be elongated in shape.
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Plant: Medium size, erect habit, ramous type
Stem: Medium-pigmented internodes, weakly pigmented knots, with developed, straight and wavy wings
Leaf: Dark green, glossy, little divided, half open; leaflet small, oval rounded (I = 1, 64); blade semi-blister.
Flowering : Abundant
Yield of potato plant BF15: 88% Bintje
Calibration: Proportion of large tubers: fairly low
Susceptibility to disease: Foliage downy mildew: quite sensitive
Downy mildew: very sensitive. Warty gall: not attacked
Common scab: not very sensitive
Virus X: R.A.S
Virus A: resistant
Virus Y: quite sensitive
Winding: moderately sensitive.
Nematode ROI -4: R.A.S
Internal defects of the tuber: Not very sensitive to rust stains, sensitive to the hollow core and not very sensitive to ashen spots
Susceptibility to germing: Not very sensitive
Vegetative rest: Quite short
Culinary quality: Very good cooking performance, culinary group A
Blackening after cooking: none
Frying coloring: R.A.S.
Dry matter content: Fairly low.
Suitability for preservation of seed potato BF15: Low.