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Out of Season Red Pontiac Potato
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Red Pontiac Potato

Everybody's Favorite Red

  • Tops for mashing
  • White flesh and thin, red skins
  • Performs well in heavy soils
  • Customer favorite year after year
  • Main season variety
  • Certified seed potatoes
Main. Top-notch mashing potato! Produces solid tubers with thin red skin, shallow eyes and crisp white flesh. A good keeper—has long-lasting quality. Does extremely well in heavy soils.
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$12.99

For each offer ordered, get 2 lbs of whole potatoes

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'Red Pontiac'; Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 to 15 inches apart and 30 to 36 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 3 to 5 inches deep.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Days To Maturity: 80 - 100 days. Main season.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Form: Annual. Upright.
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, fertile loamy soil.
  • 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 approximately 10 - 15 potato sets when cut and will plant a 10 - 15 foot row.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Comments: Produces solid tubers with thin red skins, shallow eyes and crisp white flesh. Does extremely well in heavy soils.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Potatoes
1A-4A 3/25/19 - 6/14/19
4B 3/25/19 - 6/14/19
5A 3/4/19 - 6/14/19
5B 3/4/19 - 6/14/19
6A 3/4/19 - 6/14/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/14/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/14/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/14/19
8A & B 2/18/19 - 6/14/19
9A & B 2/11/19 - 6/14/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/14/19
Last Order Date 6/10/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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