Territorial Seed Co: Desiree Potato

Desiree Potato

Details

  • Solanum tuberosum
  • Type: early
  • Shape: round
  • Color:
    • skin: rosy-red
    • flesh: golden
  • Germination:
  • Maturity: 70-90 days
  • Size: ?
  • Harvest Length:
  • Yield: “reliable producer”
  • Taste: 
    • waxy
    • “excellent full-bodied flavor”
    • “great for all-round kitchen use
  • Disease Resistance or Environmental Tolerance:
    • “resistant to common potato diseases”

Notes:

  • GV labelled this variety as a maincrop, but TSC has it as an early potato
  • Recommended variety by Grow Vegetables

Sources:

Results from My Garden:

 SEASON SOURCE DATES PIeces Planted SPACING MATURITY YIELD PER PLANT AVG SIZE DISEASE
 2011 SSE  3/20 -> 3/30 -> 7/23   8 8″x12″  55 days: harvested first new potatoes; all done at 115 days 14  1.5 lbs 1.75 oz   
2016 TSC                

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