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PlantFiles: Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Ranger Russet'

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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: Ranger Russet
Additional cultivar information: (aka Amisk, Ranger Amisk)

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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:
111 to 120 days

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Skin Color:
Buff

Skin Texture:
Russet (rough, netting)

Flesh Color:
White

Tuber Shape:
Long

Tuber Size:
Large

Typical Yield:
Medium
Many

Texture:
Dry (floury, mealy)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Potato Association of America. "First selected at USDA-Aberdeen, Idaho in 1977 from a cross of Butte x A6595-3. It was tested as A7411-2 and was released by the USDA, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Colorado in 1991. Ranger Russet is a full season variety which produces high yields of high quality, long, russet-skinned tubers which are slightly flattened. It is well suited for frozen processing and fresh market. Tuber skin is tannish brown and not scaly. Eyes are plentiful, moderately shallow to deep and well distributed. "



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