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Burbank Russet Organic Potato
(lb)

Most Widely Grown Potato in the USA

Item Number: FP240

$2.99/Lb

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Sold out for the season. Available again in October 2016.

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$2.99/Lb

Out of Stock.

Sold out for the season. Available again in October 2016.

Want to be notified when this item becomes available?

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Description

PLEASE READ BEFORE ORDERING

Seed potatoes cannot be allowed to freeze. Once frozen, the potatoes will be unviable for sprouting.

Potato orders placed from anywhere in the US by October 31 will ship as soon as they arrive (see ETA above). Orders can’t be cancelled once they’ve shipped.

From Nov 1st until Mid/Late Spring, we will ONLY ship potatoes to CA, OR, WA, NV and AZ. If you live outside of these 5 Western states, we cannot ship potatoes to you as they will otherwise invariably freeze during transit. While your specific state might be having decent weather, your order will travel through very cold regions from our CA location to yours. While you certainly can place your order, we will only ship it when the threat of freeze across the nation is over, which typically is in April or May.


Russet skin, shallow eyes, and white flesh are characteristic of this long-oval russet. Most widely grown potato in the U.S., originating from Luther Burbank’'s early plant breeding. This is the potato that made Idaho famous.

  • 100+ days, late season
  • Long-storing and scab-resistant
  • Great baked fried or boiled
  • Certified seed & certified organic
  • Needs a consistent moisture supply
Planting Instructions:
  • Fall-planted spuds produce outstanding yields by May. If your area experiences hard winters (USDA Zones 1–7), or you tend to have long, wet spring seasons when rot might be a problem, plant potatoes in the spring.
  • One pound of seed potatoes will plant a row approximately 8' long with seed pieces spaced at 8 - 12" apart.
  • Plan on 1,200 lb/acre (600 lb of fingerlings) when rows are spaced 36" apart with 12" between plants.
  • Under optimal conditions, you can expect to harvest 10–15 pounds of potatoes for every pound of seed potato planted.

Features

  • Container Compatible
  • Easily Established
  • For Baking (starchy)
  • For Soups/Salads (waxy)
  • Good for Beginners
  • Plant Spreads
  • Roasting/Mashing (all-purpose)

Characteristics

Sales Unit Lb Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Organic Certifier WSDA Potato Size Medium
Planting Time Spring, Fall Flesh Color White
Skin Color Russet Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Fall
Sales Unit Lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Organic Certifier WSDA
Potato Size Medium
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Flesh Color White
Skin Color Russet
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Fall

Planting & Care

  • Fall-planted spuds produce outstanding yields by May. If your area experiences hard winters (USDA Zones 1–7), or you tend to have long, wet spring seasons when rot might be a problem, plant potatoes in the spring.
  • One pound of seed potatoes will plant a row approximately 8' long with seed pieces spaced at 8 - 12" apart.
  • Plan on 1,200 lb/acre (600 lb of fingerlings) when rows are spaced 36" apart with 12" between plants.
  • Under optimal conditions, you can expect to harvest 10–15 pounds of potatoes for every pound of seed potato planted.

Videos & Articles

Videos

Articles

October 8, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
It’s garlic and potato planting time again! Garlic and potato “seeds” are now available. Unlike what you’d expect from the name, these are not actually seeds. At first glace, seed garlic and seed… read more »
Submitted by: Meredith Cherry
“Comfort food or meal-on-the-go, this is best made with authentic Russian fingerlings and garlic” read more»

What You May Need

Shipping Information

Cannot ship to the Mid-West or East Coast or Alaska between November & April. Please order from our Spring Potatoes page if you live in one of these states. Cannot ship to the following states: HI, ID, PR, VI, GU, AL, AK, AR, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WV, WI, WY.

Shipping Weight: 1.15 lbs. Dimensions: 7"L x 5"W x 5"H

Guarantee

We guarantee the perishable merchandise we sell (including but not limited to, garlic bulbs, flower bulbs, seed potatoes, onion sets...etc.) to be in good, viable condition when we sell them. However, because these items will deteriorate over time, we expect you to inspect them carefully upon receipt and plant them without any delay. Should there be any quality problem, you must notify us within 3 (three) days of your purchase, or delivery, whichever the latter, to request an exchange or a refund.

Beyond 3 days from the date of purchase, or delivery, whichever the latter, perishable merchandise is not returnable nor refundable under any circumstances.

Reviews

Good potatoes

I like the potatoes. Very fresh and delicious. Potatoes are a good source of Vitamin B6, potassium, and copper. I am glad I purchased these potatoes. Also I like how they are organic as opposed to inorganic potatoes

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