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Purple Viking Potato

Deliciously Different
  • 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
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  • 74021
  • 2 pounds of whole potatoes
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  • 4 pounds of whole potatoes
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Purple Viking Potato

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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