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Purple Viking Potato

Deemed more delicious than Yukon potatoes!

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Purple Viking Potato

Deemed more delicious than Yukon potatoes!

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Listen to why this is Niles' favorite.
  • Bright purple to salmon-pink skin
  • Creamy white sweet and buttery flesh with excellent flavor
  • All-purpose potato with long shelf life
  • Scab and leaf hopper resistant
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Product Description
Superior all-purpose potato has bright purple to salmon-pink skin, creamy white flesh and a slightly sweet, buttery flavor that our testers rate higher than the popular Yukon potato! It's excellent for mashing and baking. Purple Viking has a long shelf life and good resistance to scab and leaf hopper. Like all potatoes, Purple Viking will photosynthesize if exposed to sunlight while in storage, so it's essential that you store them in a dark, dry location. Plant Purple Viking in a location with full sun and sandy, loamy soil. For best results, sow 12-15 inches apart, allowing a space of at least 30-36 inches between the rows. 60-80 days to maturity. Zones 3-9.
Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'Purple Viking'
  • Season: Spring
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Height: 2 - 3 feet.
  • Spacing: 12 - 15 inches apart and 30 to 36 inches between rows.
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Depth: 3 to 5 inches
  • Days to Maturity: 80 - 100 Days
  • Yield: 100 lbs / 100 foot row.
  • Fruit: Purple and salmon-pink mottled skin, white smooth textured flesh. Oval shaped.
  • Soil Preference: Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Form: Vegetable, Potato
  • Seed Count: Two lbs. of seed potato will yield approximately 10 - 15 potato sets when cut and will plant a 10 - 15 ft row.
  • Size: 2 Lb Whole Potatoes
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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:

Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-4A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
4B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
8A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
9A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
10A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/26/2020

2020 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Nematodes & Encapsulated Worms
1A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
1B - 2A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
2B - 3B 4/29/20 - 10/30/20
4A - 6A 4/15/20 - 10/30/20
6B - 7A 4/8/20 - 10/30/20
7B - 8B 3/11/20 - 10/30/20
9A - 10B 2/25/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/23/2020

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