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Destiny | ideal processing characteristics

Early maturing and a fairly good heat tolerance

Destiny is in demand by crisp processors all year round due to its ideal processing characteristics, i.e. its specific round shape and medium tuber sizes, shallow eyes and high dry matter content.

It is a yellow skin potato, early maturing (90 days) and has a fairly good heat tolerance.

  • Kephis certified seed potatoes
  • Use: crisps and chips
  • Areas to be grown: suitable for all potato-growing regions
  • Maturity: early (3 months)
  • Yield potential: medium (12-15 tons/acre)
  • Tuber dormancy: short (1 month)
  • Dry matter: 24%
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Plant description

Destiny has good initial development; it has dark green leaves and light to dark purple flowers. Destiny also has some heat tolerance and can also be grown in lower altitude areas.

Disease resistance/tolerance

A strict preventative spraying schedule against late blight is necessary as Destiny is susceptible to this.

A high demand for Destiny potatoes by processors

The potato variety Destiny is in a high demand by processors. Because of several reasons. 

  • High dry matter content
  • Perfect shape for processing
  • Reduce of waste
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Tuber features

  • High number of round tubers
  • Yellow skin
  • Yellow flesh
  • Shallow red eyes

Planting distance

  • Seed size 1: 25-30cm
  • Seed size 2: 30-35cm

Our Agrico expert about Destiny

Our potato specialist Daniel Mwaura tells you more about the potato variety Destiny. A high demanding potato variety for Kenyan processors.

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Where to buy the Destiny?

The Destiny can be bought at numerous collaborating 'aggregation hubs'. Contact an aggregation hub in your county for the possibilities.

Orders above 2,500kg or 50 bags orders can be ordered and collected directly by using this form!

List of aggregation hubs