Seed Potatoes

Yukon Gold Potatoes Organic- 25% off!

Yukon Gold Potatoes Organic- 25% off!

XP702

Early-season 70-90 days. Yukon Gold is widely acclaimed as the star of European-type golden-fleshed potatoes. Sporting a thin golden skin, it is renowned for its outstanding flavor and dry texture. Perfect any way you cook it. Makes lip-smacking potato pancakes. An excellent keeper, too.

Our seed potatoes are shipped from early-March through May.

PLEASE READ: Not available to Canada.

Two Pounds
  • XP702/C
  • Shipped ASAP 2 lbs
  • $15.95 $11.95

  • XP702/A
  • Shipped in April 2 lb
  • $15.95 $11.95
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Seed DepthEyes per PieceSeed SpacingRow Spacing
4-6"312"24-36"


Solanum tuberosum Our favorite comfort food has proven to be an amazing source of nutrients and nourishment. High in vitamins, such as vitamin C, they rival broccoli as a source of phytonutrients. We offer only certified organic and disease-free seed potatoes. Easy to grow, we will include complete cultural directions with each order.

Days to maturity are calculated from date of direct seeding.

Culture
• Potatoes prefer fertile, loose, well-drained soil
• Forking beds is recommended
• Apply a fertilizer that is low in nitrogen and high in phosphorus such as bone meal — use 5-7 pounds per 100 square feet
• Proper soil pH of 5.2-6.0 will help avoid scab
• Irrigate thoroughly when needed, allow the soil to dry out somewhat before watering again
Hilling: as plants grow, cover with soil, mulch, or compost, while leaving top-growth exposed
• Repeat mounding process 3-4 times throughout season

Direct Sowing
• Plant potatoes up to 3 weeks before your last frost date
• Larger potatoes can be cut into smaller pieces to use as seed — allow the cut potato to heal before planting to prevent rot (2-3 days at 70°F)

Insects & Diseases
Common insects: Colorado Potato Beetle, Tuber Flea Beetle, Potato Aphid, Potato Psyllid, Potato Tuber Worm/Moth
Insect control: Azatrol, row covers
Common diseases: Early and late blight, white mold, botrytis, leaf roll virus, mosaic virus, verticilium wilt, potato scab
Disease prevention: 4 year crop rotation, and fungicide applications

Harvest & Storage
• "New" potatoes can be harvested from early varieties beginning 60 days after planting
• Once top-growth dies down, leave in the ground for 2 weeks and then harvest
• Dig tubers carefully, brush off soil and allow skins to dry before storing
• Standard potatoes yield about 10 times the amount originally planted
• Fingerling potatoes yield 15-20 times the amount originally planted
• Store in a dark location; 40-45°F and 90% relative humidity
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Very good potato!
Aug 7, 2014  |  By Jacob
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Good sized potatoes. Nice color and flavor.Does not like clay soil what so ever. It thrives in loose soil.
Yeah--We did it!!!
Jan 2, 2014  |  By June Walch
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Growing our own potatoes has been a wonderful experience! We love the texture of the Yukon Gold,and found they are easy to grow in our Molalla, Oregon -- --farm soil. We hope to continue these as we received a great harvest and they have stored very well in a cool area.