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Blue Adirondack Seed Potatoes

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Adirondack Blue Potato, also known as a "purple potato" is a strikingly unique variety of blue-fleshed potatoes with a purple tint. These purple potatoes are an excellent way to add flair and nutrition to your typical potato side dish as they hold their color when cooked. Adirondack Blue potatoes are rich in polyphenol antioxidants that are linked to reducing health disease risk and improving vision health.

About Seed Potatoes: Seed potatoes produce potatoes that are an exact clone of the mother seed potato. Seed potatoes are not the same as true potato seeds, which are seeds harvested from the berries of potato plants. True potato seeds will not produce genetically identical potatoes to the potato plant. Growers grow from seed potatoes to ensure the desired qualities (disease-resistance, high-yields) of a potato is passed down.

Species Potato, Adirondack Blue
Plant Size  8-12 inches tall

Sprouting Time

14-20 days

Days to Harvest

85 days

Test Date

3/21

Lifespan

Annual
Country of Origin

United States

Sunlight

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For

2021

 

Planting Instructions:

Cut large potatoes into golf-ball sized segments with at least 2 eyes on each and let dry 1-2 days before planting in at least 50F dry soil. Leave egg-sized or smaller potatoes whole. Plant seed potato segments cut-side down, eyes up in 6 inch by 6 inch deep trenches, 12 inches apart. Cover with 3 inches of soil. When sprouts appear after 14-20 days, add 3 inches of soil.  Repeat until soil mound is 5 inches above ground. Maintain even moisture by watering 1-2 inches of water per week. Potatoes are ready to harvest when tops of plants have died completely.


Within-Row Spacing 12 inches
Between-Row Spacing 12-24 inches


Nutrition Facts:

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