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PlantFiles: Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Belle de Fontenay'

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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: Belle de Fontenay

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

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

Tuber Type:
Hybrid Tuber
Landrace - Heritage

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Skin Color:
Buff

Skin Texture:
Smooth

Flesh Color:
Pale Yellow

Tuber Shape:
Oval
Long

Tuber Size:
Small
Medium
Large

Typical Yield:
Medium

Texture:
Waxy (salad)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Feb 9, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

(1885) A classic french salad potato with much smoother skin than Pink Fir Apple. Tubers are yellow waxy and delicious whether eaten hot or cold.

Regional...

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

Kenosha, Wisconsin



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