Territorial Seed Co: German Butterball

German Butterball Potato

Details

  • Solanum tuberosum
  • Type: late-season
  • Shape: round/oval
  • Color:
    • skin: yellow
    • flesh: yellow
  • Germination:
  • Maturity: 110-135 days
  • Size:
    • large plant
  • Harvest Length:
  • Yield: 
    • “high tuber set”
  • Taste:
    • not waxy
    • “irresistible flavor”
    • “most versatile for every kind of preparation” 
  • Disease Resistance or Environmental Tolerance: 
    • “exhibit disease resistance”

Notes:

  • “superior storage”
  • TSC describes this variety as a late-season, but other sources call it an early variety

Sources:

Results from My Garden:

 SEASON SOURCE DATES PLANTS SPACING MATURITY YIELD PER PLANT AVG SIZE DISEASE
 2011 SSE 3/21 -> 3/31 -> 7/23 2 of 9 germinated   8″x12″ 1st: 54 days 

done: 115 days

10 1 lb 1.8 oz  
2012 SSE 4/17-> 5/? -> 7/27 11 6-8″   20 .6 lb .5 oz  
2016 TSC                

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