Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Katahdin'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Tuber Type:

Hybrid Tuber

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

101 to 110 days

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Skin Color:

Buff

Skin Texture:

Smooth

Intermediate

Flesh Color:

Cream

Pale Yellow

Tuber Shape:

Oval

Round

Tuber Size:

Medium

Large

Very Large

Typical Yield:

Small

Medium

Texture:

Moist (multi-purpose)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Frostburg, Maryland

Radford, Virginia

Troy, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 21, 2008, oldgobbler from Frostburg, MD wrote:

planted 40 lb katahdins on may 15th. harvested aug 18th- 20th. mostly medium size. harvested 3 and 1/2 bushels (approx 210 lb). first year for potatoes in this ground. had corn last year and use the plot for foodplot for deer during the off-season. very smooth skin potato with good flavor.

Positive

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

An excellent white potato that was a favorite in southwest Virginia. Excellent yields, not quite as large as Kennebec but matched production.