Russet Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Butte'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: tuberosum (too-ber-OH-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Butte
Additional cultivar information:(aka Butte Russet)
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Tuber Type:

Hybrid Tuber

Advanced Cultivar

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Days to Maturity:

111 to 120 days

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Skin Color:

Brown-red

Skin Texture:

Russet (rough, netting)

Flesh Color:

White

Tuber Shape:

Oval

Long

Tuber Size:

Large

Typical Yield:

Many

Texture:

Dry (floury, mealy)

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 9, 2013, strange2u from Hinsdale, IL wrote:

According to Wood Prairie Farm, Butte has the highest amount of vitamin C and protein. They are best baked, mashed, or fried.

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

Up to 20% more protein than any other potato. Tends to out-yield any other russet except Lemhi. Outstanding flavor, smooth texture, very good keeper. Scab resistant.