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Potato Russian Banana

Best of the fingerlings

Baked, boiled or steamed, these 4-in to 6-in. fingerling potatoes have great flavor. Very popular with specialty markets and chefs who search out this amazing variety. Very easy to grow, these fingerlings produce enormous yields and show good disease resistance.

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  • Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'Russian Banana'; Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Spacing: 8 - 12 inches apart with 30 - 36 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 3 to 5 inches.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Dark green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: Deep gold skin, yellow flesh, fingerling shape.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Form: Annual, Upright.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 4.8 - 5.4 Will grow on higher pH, sometimes becomes scabby.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: One lb of seed potatoes will yield 5 - 8 sets and will plant a 5 - 8 ft row.
  • Comments: The best of the fingerling type potatoes, and the easiest to grow. Favorite among chefs and gourmet - specialty markets. Waxy-type, firm texture, wonderful flavor baked, boiled or steamed. Heavy yields of medium sized tubers. Has shown excellent resistance to desease.

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