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Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Irish Cobbler'

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

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Skin Color:

Buff

Skin Texture:

Intermediate

Russet (rough, netting)

Flesh Color:

Cream

Tuber Shape:

Oval

Round

Tuber Size:

Medium

Large

Typical Yield:

Many

Texture:

Moist (multi-purpose)

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On May 14, 2010, curzio from Kenosha, WI wrote:

Large, oval to oblong growing, white tuber. One of the oldest cultivated varieties, a mutant of Early Rose, released in 1876.

Positive

On Mar 6, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This was my fathers favorite. It is an excellent producer of early white potatoes. They only average fist sized potatoes but for boiling in their jackets are unbeatable. The ones that we grew had smooth skin.