Since its introduction in the UK in 2000, Markies has quickly established itself as a variety that can out perform varieties such as Maris Piper for the chipping sector of the market. It’s parentage is Agria x Fianna.
Fry colours are consistently better than the Maris Piper There is less waste, a more even size remains and a better product for longer after cooking.
Lower storage losses. More consistent fry colour out of long term store. Better blight, common scab and slug resistance than Maris Piper.