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PlantFiles: Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Katahdin'

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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: 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)

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive oldgobbler 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 Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Frostburg, Maryland
Fairlawn, Virginia
Troy, Virginia



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