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PlantFiles: Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Ontario'

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

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

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

Tuber Type:
Hybrid Tuber

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Days to Maturity:
101 to 110 days

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Skin Color:
Buff

Skin Texture:
Smooth

Flesh Color:
White

Tuber Shape:
Round
Oval

Tuber Size:
Medium
Large

Typical Yield:
Medium
Many

Texture:
Moist (multi-purpose)

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Feb 18, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Potato Association of America. "Selected from a cross between Richter Jubel x USDA S44537. Released in 1946 by USDA and Cornell. Ontario is a very late maturing variety with high yields of medium specific gravity tubers. It is grown primarily in Maine, Wisconsin and Michigan. Tubers are oblong with a creamy buff smooth skin. Eyes are shallow except at apical end which is sometimes sunken. Flesh color is white."

Regional...

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

Kenosha, Wisconsin



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