Good resistance to blight.
They are very popular in the Phillipines, where the potato was first imported during the 1960s from Mexico, becoming one-quarter of the crop in the Phillipines by the late 1970s.
Conchita Potatoes were developed by the Rockefeller Foundation in Mexico City, Mexico, in 1959 from a cross between two potatoes referred to as “USDA Acc. 25953” and “USDA Acc. 25959.”