On May 7, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:
Goldrush was first selected in 1981 from a cross between a North Dakota advanced selection ND450-3Russ x Lemhi Russet. The cultivars Pioneer and Norgold Russet are in its ancestry. It was tested as ND1538-1Russ and was released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station on March 1, 1992. A long white fleshed muti-purpose potato resistant to hollow heart and scab.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: