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PlantFiles: Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Amandine'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: tuberosum (too-ber-OH-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Amandine

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9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Tuber Type:
Hybrid Tuber

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Skin Color:

Skin Texture:

Flesh Color:

Tuber Shape:

Tuber Size:

Typical Yield:

Waxy (salad)

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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Ralphycc On Jun 10, 2013, Ralphycc wrote:

I believe the Amandine flower to be purple. Mine (SW England) just starting to show above ground, can't wait!

Positive jenhillphoto On Jul 16, 2006, jenhillphoto from Danbury, CT (Zone 6a) wrote:

A delicious potato. Never did flower for me. Thought it was supposed to. Ended up harvesting them 90 days after sowing seed potato, so I'm not sure about the 50-55 day to maturity they claim. But that doesn't matter to me.

Steamed a few for dinner tonight. Cut them open, added a little butter. Melt in your mouth good. The best potato I ever had. Excellent potatoey taste.

Will grow again if I can get seed potato. Don't think there will be enough left to save for seed after we get done eating them.

Neutral Farmerdill On Feb 11, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Golden, almond-shaped creamy fleshed potato, 50 to 55 days from plant to eat.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Danbury, Connecticut

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