Yukons are susceptible to potato virus Y and late blight. Some claim it has poor emergence and low yields, which may be partly remedied by planting uncut seed. Yet aficionados of this classic claim its flavor surpasses that of the more utilitarian Yukon Gem. Released by AgCanada in 1980.
Yukon is from a contraction of the words in the Gwich’in phrase chųų gąįį han, which means ‘white water river’ and refers to the pale color of glacial runoff in the Yukon River. Indigenous Royalties. ②
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