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German Butterball Potato

Favorite All-Purpose Heirloom
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  • Versatile, all-purpose heirloom
  • Smooth, golden skin and slightly flaky flesh
  • Medium, oblong tround potatoes
  • Buttery, superior flavor
  • Excellent storage qualities
  • Certified seed potatoes
  • SKU: 83382
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German Butterball Potato

Description
Late. Rich, golden russet-type potatoes are an all-around favorite for baking, frying and steaming. Truly an all-purpose potato, with delicious, buttery flavor and a tender, flaky texture. Just one look and taste and Butterball will be an instant winner in your kitchen and your garden. Excellent for winter storage.
Product Details
  • FormAnnual. Vining.
  • LightFull Sun.
  • Height24 - 36 inches.
  • Spread18 - 24 inches.
  • Spacing12 to 15 inches with 30 - 36 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageLarge, abundant green foliage.
  • Flower FormStar shaped purple blooms.
  • BloomsSummer
  • FruitRusset-type with rich, golden, slightly flaky flesh. Medium, oblong to round potatoes. Smooth golden skin & flesh.
  • Soil RequirementsFertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 4.8-5.4 Will grow in higher pH, but sometimes become scabby
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • Seed Count2 lbs. of seed potatoes. If a seed potato is over 1 inch in diameter, you can cut them into pieces, leaving 1 - 2 eyes per piece. 2 lbs. of seed potatoes will make about 10 - 15 potato sets when cut.
  • CommentsA favorite heirloom variety for it's superior flavor, versatility and storage. Buttery delicious flavor. A favorite all-purpose potato, excellent storage.
  • YieldSince a single plant will likely produce up to 2 - 4 pounds, the yield from a 10 foot row could be anywhere from 25 - 35 pounds.
  • Botanical NameSolanum tuberosum 'German Butterball'.
  • Depth3 to 5 inches.
  • Days To Maturity100 - 130 days. Late-season.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

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

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