Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'Goldrush'; Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)
Height: 20 inches.
Spacing: 10 inches.
Depth: 3 to 5 inches apart and 30 to 36 inches between rows.
Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Yield: Medium to high yields.
Foliage: Green foliage.
Fruit: Oblong and blocky tubers, with medium heavy golden-russet skin. Tuber flesh is white and eyes are shallow and well distributed.
Days To Maturity: 80 - 100 days to maturity. Main season potato .
Form: Annual. Vine: Medium to large, slightly upright vine with light red-purple flowers.
Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 4.8 - 5.4 Will grow in higher pH but sometimes become scabby.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Seed Count: 2 lbs. of seed potatoes will make approximately 10 - 15 potato sets when cut.
Comments: Characteristics: Resistant to Hollow heart, scab and black spot bruising; oblong/blocky to long, russet-skinned, very white flesh. Has excellent flavor and extremely white flesh both before and after cooking. Fertilize at planting time. Mound soil over row as plants emerge to protect tubers from turning green in sun. Harvest after tops turn yellow. Can be stored at 40 - 50 degrees F (cooler temperatures turn starch to sugar and warmer temperatures may cause them to sprout). Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, ID, MT, PR.
Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI ID MT PR