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Potato Russian Banana

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  • SKU: 81214
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 lb whole potatoes
  • Zones: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Plants are not available in ID ME MT NE
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Potato Russian Banana

Description
Baked, boiled or steamed, these 4-in to 6-in. fingerling potatoes have great flavor. Very popular with specialty markets and chefs who search out this amazing variety. Very easy to grow, these fingerlings produce enormous yields and show good disease resistance.
Product Details
  • SeasonSpring
  • Unit of Measure 1 lb whole potatoes
  • FormAnnual, Upright.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height24 - 36 inches.
  • Spread18 - 24 inches.
  • Spacing8 - 12 inches apart with 30 - 36 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageDark green foliage.
  • BloomsSummer
  • FruitDeep gold skin, yellow flesh, fingerling shape.
  • Soil RequirementsFertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 4.8 - 5.4 Will grow on higher pH, sometimes becomes scabby.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountOne lb of seed potatoes will yield 5 - 8 sets and will plant a 5 - 8 ft row.
  • CommentsThe best of the fingerling type potatoes, and the easiest to grow. Favorite among chefs and gourmet - specialty markets. Waxy-type, firm texture, wonderful flavor baked, boiled or steamed. Heavy yields of medium sized tubers. Has shown excellent resistance to desease.
  • Yield100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameSolanum tuberosum 'Russian Banana'; Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)
  • Depth3 to 5 inches.
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.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
Seeds
1A-4B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5A 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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