Ordering will resume for Moose Tubers when we release our 2017 catalog, in late November 2016.
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Ordering will resume for Moose Tubers when we release our 2017 catalog, in late November 2016.
Chieftain
Chieftain red skin, white flesh Rounded oblong tubers with pinkish-red and slightly netted skin. Matures later than most earlies. A Maine red-potato staple for our Aroostook growers, its floury fluffiness is complemented by heaping spoonfuls of butter, garlic and a pint or two of raw cream. Organic stock grown by the hardworking folks at Campbell Family Farm in Littleton, ME, who put their wholesome business practices and sturdy work ethic into high-quality organic seed. The Campbells aren’t too busy with their 600+ acres of potatoes to milk a family cow—they know spuds are better buttered. Medium spreading plant with lilac flowers. Resistant to scab, net necrosis, stem end browning and late blight. Available as organic and conventional seed. LBR

This item will ship on our regular shipping schedule, starting in early April with the warmest hardiness zones. We cannot ship this item any earlier; we regret that we cannot honor any requests to do so.


7180 Chieftain organic
Discounted
Price
A: 2.5# for $11.25
sold out, order deadline has passed
B: 5# for $18.25
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C: 20# for $47.75
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D: 50# for $100.00
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7650 Chieftain conventional
Discounted
Price
A: 2.5# for $4.50
sold out, order deadline has passed
B: 5# for $6.00
sold out, order deadline has passed
C: 20# for $14.75
sold out, order deadline has passed
D: 50# for $23.00
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Additional Information

SEED POTATOES

Solanum tuberosum
Early potatoes mature in 65-80 days.
Midseason potatoes mature in 80-90 days
Late potatoes mature in more than 90 days

Fingerlings are long and thin, shaped like small fish or maybe even fingers, displaying various skin and flesh colors. Fingerlings are often prolific and disease-resistant. Though late maturing, the plants set heavily and small ones can be harvested early. Chefs, market farmers and home gardeners find these beautiful potatoes have unequaled flavor and culinary qualities.

LBR indicates field resistance to late blight.

We are Certified Organic Handlers

Moose Tubers, as part of Fedco Seeds, is a certified organic handler. Our organic seed is certified by USDA-approved agencies. We have copies on file of each grower’s certificate; our products are labeled accordingly and handled in ways to ensure their integrity.

The receipt with your order has our certification number and is your certificate that what you purchased is organic. Please keep it for your records.

We are handling live plant material. We sometimes have short crops and failed lots. We do occasionally substitute conventional varieties unless you note otherwise. Please see our substitution policy.