Potatoes

 

Our potato selection is a work in progress that depends on how well some of our own seed potatoes keep over the winter and what other interesting varieties we decide to experiment with come spring.  

Red Norland

Characteristics:  A good yielding, early maturing variety with shallow eyes, oblong to round, medium, bright red skinned, attractive tubers. Good boiling, fair baking qualities.  

Growing Period:  60 days

Seed Supplier: Early's Farm and Garden Centre

Marilyn

Characteristics:  A new more attractive fingerling.  Tubers are oval, very regular with shallow eyes, yellow skin and yellow flesh.  Texture is firm and flavour is wonderful.  This is a good choice for boiling, roasting, or steaming. 

Growing Period:  75 days

Seed Supplier: Chain Reaction Urban Farm

 

Linzer Delecates 

Characteristics:  The Linzer is an early-maturing waxy potato most popular for boiling or making salads. Potatoes are small & oval with yellow skin.  

Growing Period:  65 days

Seed Supplier: T & T Seeds

Caribe

Characteristics:  Developed in Canada, Caribe is very early, ready to be dug in just 70 days. An elegant potato with brilliant dark blue skin. Superb creamy-white flesh makes the fluffiest mashed potatoes.

Growing Period:  70 days

Seed Supplier: Chain Reaction Urban Farm

 

Purple Magic

Characteristics:  This beautiful smooth skinned purple has a distinctive white ring on the inside making it very unique. Purple Magic produces medium sized tubers. It works great in potato salads, oven roasting, and is suitable for home-made chips!

Growing Period:  90 days

Seed Supplier: Chain Reaction Urban Farm

Rosemarie

Characteristics:  Rosemarie is a fingerling-type potato with a smooth glossy skin finish and a creamy pinkish white centre. This unique specialty variety produces high yields and high numbers of smaller pink fingerling potatoes. 

Growing Period:  90 days

Seed Supplier: Chain Reaction Urban Farm

 

 

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