Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum German Butterball
Height: 24-36 inches
Spacing: 12 to 15 inches with 30-36 inches between row
Depth: 3 to 5 inches
Spread: 18-24 inches
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Yield: Since a single plant will likely produce up to 2-4 pounds, the yield from a 10' row could be anywhere from 25-35 pounds.
Foliage: Large, abundant foliage
Fruit: Russet-type with rich, golden, slightly flaky flesh. Medium, oblong to round potatoes. Smooth golden skin & flesh
Days To Maturity: Late-season 100-130 days
Flower Form: Star shaped purple blooms
Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam. pH 4.8-5.4 Will grow on higher pH sometimes become scabby
Seed Count: 2 lbs of seed potatoes. If a seed potato is over 1" in diameter, you can cut them into pieces, leaving 1-2 eyes per piece. 2 lbs. of seed potatoes will make about 10 - 15 potato sets when cut.
Comments: A favorite heirloom variety for its superior flavor, versatility and storage. Buttery delicious flavor. A favorite all-purpose, excellent storage.
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