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Product Images View full-size image. Productive and early red-skinned variety. Selected for richer red skin color. Round to oblong tubers have white flesh, store well, and are excellent for roasting and boiling. Plant at closer spacing 6—8" for small "new" potatoes.
Resistant to Potato Virus A; moderate resistance to common scab and rhizoctonia. Organic tubers are also available. Backordered until Apr 01, Add to Cart Please enter a quantity before adding to cart. Please enter a quantity before adding to wishlist. This product does not ship outside the United States. This product does not ship to the following states: Potatoes ship from late March through early April when weather moderates to avoid freezing in transit.
Shipping schedule subject to change due to inclement weather: Last Week of March: Potatoes grow best in well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6. Small tubers may be planted whole. Potatoes can be planted in early to mid-spring as they tolerate cool soil and moderate frost. Plant seed pieces " deep, 12" apart, in rows " apart.
Plants will emerge weeks later. When the plants are " tall, hill them by mounding soil from each side of the row about 4" high along the base of the plants to protect developing tubers from greening. Repeat hilling process as plants grow until hills are about 12" high. The best disease control is fertile soil, crop rotation, and consistent moisture.
Row covers work well to exclude insect pests such as Colorado potato beetles, aphids, and leafhoppers. Otherwise, scout for yellow-orange potato beetle eggs on undersides of leaves and crush them; manually remove and dispose of larvae and adults.
Potato beetles can also be controlled with a spinosad insecticide. Small, "new" potatoes Red norland potatoes days to maturity be harvested beginning about weeks after planting. Main crop tubers are harvested in fall. After foliage has died back, leave tubers in the ground for 2 weeks to set skin. Dig tubers, brush off soil, and allow skins to dry before storing. Johnny's is committed to your success, every step of the way.
If a transplanted crop: Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date. Plants can be Annuals single growing seasonPerennials grow year after yearTender Perennials grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climatesor Biennials require two years to mature.
6 Certified Red Norland Seed Potatoes (Box of 6 weight lbs) Days to Harvest, Potatoes should be harvested 2 weeks after the vines have died back. Mar 8, A native of South America, the potato didn't become an important food crop until it or by storing them at a temperature of 60 to 70F and 85% relative humidity for several days.