Released by Colorado State University, Canela russet is a medium-maturing, fresh market variety with a very high percentage on US #1 tubers and a tight optimal size profile. Canela Russet is resistant to tuber external defects, hollow heart and blackspot bruise. Canela Russet is also resistant to powdery scab of the tuber and root galls, pink rot, and PVY and leaf roll viruses. It has very long dormancy for long term storage. Canela's need low input amounts of nitrogen fertilizer. It's weakness is susceptibility to fusarium dry rot if tubers are not properly cured at harvest.