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German Butterball Potato
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German Butterball Potato

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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.
Sorry, we are unable to ship to: MN, ID, MT.

Zones: 3-9 annual
Height: 24-36 inches
Shade Requirement: Full Sun

German Butterball Potato
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German Butterball Potato Product Details

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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2011-03-19
Best Overall Potatoe
Reviewed By: Kenneth Smith (Pharsalia, New York)
On our organic farm in Vermont we grew over 20 varieties of potatoes, but this was the favorite of all of the staff. It is a beautiful yellow potato that tastes great and is good for all purposes. It out produced and outsold our trendy fingerling potatoes.


German Butterball Potato
  • 83382
  • Quantity
  • Price
  • For each offer ordered, get 2 lbs.
  • Out of Stock

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