buff skin, white fleshThis apple of the earth entices with its smooth glossy skin and uniform tuber size and shape, and you don’t even have to fear eternal banishment when you take a bite. Starchy texture is ideal for baking, mashing, french fries, and homemade potato chips. Tolerates a wide variety of soil conditions. The tubers have a very long dormant period and shallow eyes that tend to cluster at one end: plan to chit whole tubers.
Bred by Cornell out of a 1989 Steuben cross and released in 1999. Good resistance to early blight and scab, and excellent resistance to viruses and golden nematodes. No hollow heart or internal necrosis, Susceptible to late blight. ①
For orders placed before March 8th, this item will ship on our regular shipping schedule, starting in early April with the warmest states and finishing by early May. Orders placed after March 8th will be shipped later, and in the order in which they were received. We cannot ship this item any earlier; we regret that we cannot honor any requests to do so.
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