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Purple Viking Potato

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  • Tops Yukon Gold in taste tests
  • Superior all-purpose potato
  • Large tubers with purplish-pink skins
  • Creamy white flesh with rich, buttery flavor
  • Tops for baking
  • Certified seed potatoes
  • SKU: 74021
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Purple Viking Potato

Description
Early. Large spuds are superior all-purpose potatoes, but are especially delicious for baking. Once cut open, these uniquely colored potatoes reveal delicious creamy white flesh that is meaty and moist with a rich, slightly sweet and buttery flavor. Our taste testers preferred them over Yukon!
Product Details
  • FormUpright.
  • LightFull Sun.
  • Height2 - 3 feet.
  • Spread18 - 24 inches.
  • Spacing12 - 15 inches apart and 30 to 36 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • FruitPurple and salmon-pink mottled skin, white smooth textured flesh. Oval shaped.
  • Soil RequirementsFertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. ph 4.8 - 5.4 Will grow in higher ph but sometimes become scabby.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountTwo lbs. of seed potato will yield approximately 10 - 15 potato sets when cut and will plant a 10 - 15 ft row.
  • PruningNone needed.
  • CommentsBeat Yukon Gold in taste tests! A staff favorite, Purple Viking has excellent culinary qualities, early maturity and an attractive appearance.
  • Yield100 lbs / 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameSolanum tuberosum 'Purple Viking'; Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)
  • Depth3 to 5 inches
  • Days To Maturity80 - 100 days. Main season potato.
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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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Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.


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