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Kennebec Potatoes

A pantry staple potato great for frying or storing

Kennebec Potatoes

A pantry staple potato great for frying or storing

  • Smooth skin with shades of ivory and tan
  • Great for frying, with evenly browning flesh
  • High yields will hold up well in storage
  • Blight resistant
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Product Description

Thin, smooth skin in shades of ivory and tan with creamy white flesh make these oval potatoes a pantry staple--and they're great for storing long-term in a dry, dark place. Harvest them early to get potatoes perfect for creaming, or enjoy at maturity and fry, boil, mash, or bake them. Kennebec tastes particularly delicious when fried, since the flesh browns evenly and tastes incredibly earthy, nutty, and rich. Use it with our Vegetable Cutter to get perfect, uniform French fries in two different sizes, and with our Vegetable Brush to thoroughly clean each potato before cooking. 80-100 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'Kennebec' ; Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)
  • Season: Spring
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 2 - 3 feet.
  • Spacing: 12 to 15 inches between plants and 30 to 36 inches between rows.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Depth: 3 to 5 inches.
  • Days to Maturity: 80 - 100 days. Main season potato.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Fruit: Very thin, smooth white skin, white smooth textured flesh. Oval shaped.
  • Soil Preference: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 4.8 - 5.4. Will grow in higher pH, but sometimes becomes scabby.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Form: Annual. Upright.
  • Flowers: Small white flowers.
  • Seed Count: 2 lbs. of seed potatoes will make approximately 10 - 15 potato sets when cut.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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