Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Adirondack Blue'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Tuber Type:

Hybrid Tuber

Breeder Patented

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

101 to 110 days

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Skin Color:

Dark Blue

Purple

Skin Texture:

Intermediate

Flesh Color:

Purple

Tuber Shape:

Long

Tuber Size:

Large

Typical Yield:

Many

Texture:

Moist (multi-purpose)

Regional

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

Soddy Daisy, Tennessee

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 2, 2008, curzio from Kenosha, WI wrote:

Very interesting is the report by Dr. Horia Goza (UW - retired) published in the Badger Common'Tater that shows how antioxidant levels in dark potato flesh are higher than in white flesh, and are enhanced with cooking! In dark purple flesh the antioxidant levels may be ninety times higher! More information can be found by googling Kenosha Potato Project.

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On Feb 22, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred by W. De Jong, Cornell University from the cross Chieftain x Black Russian and released in 2003. Tubers are deep purple, oblong with deep purple flesh.