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Early Ohio Potato

Pale Pink Flesh & Savory Flavor
  • A favorite heirloom
  • Tan skin and delicate, pale pink flesh
  • Delectable flavor unlike any other
  • Stores for up t3-4 months
  • Tasty baked, boiled or fried
  • Certified seed potatoes
  • SKU: 02194
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Early Ohio Potato

A favorite heirloom potato from the 1800s, Early Ohio Potato has a delectable flavor unlike any other potato! Grown throughout the Midwest, this excellent all-purpose potato has tan skin and delicate pale pink flesh. Early Ohio Potato is excellent for baking, boiling and frying. An early season potato, it stores well for up to 3-4 months. This variety was bred to withstand golden nematodes, potato scab and verticillium wilt. Seed potatoes from Gurney's are all Blue-Tag certified by state inspectors to be free of disease and true to type. They can be planted three weeks before the final spring frost.
Product Details
  • FormUpright, annual.
  • LightFull sun
  • Height24-36 inches.
  • Spread18 -24 inches.
  • Spacing12-15 inches apart in rows 30-36 inches apart.
  • Zones3 - 9 (-30° F.)
  • FoliageGreen foliage
  • BloomsSummer
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile soil; pH 4.8-5.4
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • Seed Count2 lbs. of seed potatoes will make about 10 - 15 potato sets when cut and will plant 10 - 15 ft of row.
  • CommentsA favorite heirloom from the 1800s, Early Ohio has a delectable flavor unlike any other potato! Grown through the midwest, this excellent all-purpose potato has tan skin and delicate pale pink flesh. An early-season potato, it stores well for up to 3-4 months. Can be planted 3 weeks before the final spring frost. DO NOT STORE WITH APPLES! BIG, ROUND TUBERS HAVE PURE WHITE FLESH. EXCELLENT FOR STORAGE. BRED TO WITHSTAND GOLDEN NEMATODES, POTATO SCAB, AND VERTICILLIUM WILT.
  • Botanical NameSolanum tuberosum 'Early Ohio'; Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)
  • DepthPlant seed pieces cut side down 3-5 inches deep.
  • Days To Maturity100 days.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Potatoes
1A-4A 3/25/19 - 6/14/19
4B 3/25/19 - 6/14/19
5A 3/4/19 - 6/14/19
5B 3/4/19 - 6/14/19
6A 3/4/19 - 6/14/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/14/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/14/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/14/19
8A & B 2/18/19 - 6/14/19
9A & B 2/11/19 - 6/14/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/14/19
Last Order Date 6/10/2019

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