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German Butterball Potato

Favorite All-Purpose Heirloom

Late. Rich, golden russet-type potatoes are an all-around favorite for baking, frying and steaming. Truly an all-purpose potato, with delicious, buttery flavor and a tender, flaky texture. Just one look and taste and Butterball will be an instant winner in your kitchen and your garden. Excellent for winter storage. Not available in ID, MT.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 24 - 36 inches.
  • Shade Required Full Sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'German Butterball'.
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 to 15 inches with 30 - 36 inches between rows.
  • 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 foot row could be anywhere from 25 - 35 pounds.
  • Foliage: Large, abundant green foliage.
  • Fruit: Russet-type with rich, golden, slightly flaky flesh. Medium, oblong to round potatoes. Smooth golden skin & flesh.
  • Days To Maturity: 100 - 130 days. Late-season.
  • Form: Annual. Vining.
  • Flower Form: Star shaped purple blooms.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 4.8-5.4 Will grow in higher pH, but sometimes become scabby
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 2 lbs. of seed potatoes. If a seed potato is over 1 inch 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 it's superior flavor, versatility and storage. Buttery delicious flavor. A favorite all-purpose potato, excellent storage. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, ID, MT, PR.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI ID MT PR

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