Organic Viking Purple Seed Potatoes

Snow-White Flesh with Purple Skin

Item Number: SP808

$3.99 $2.79/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.99 $2.79/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


Certified Organic & Non-GMO Seed Potatoes

Viking Purple has all the characteristics of its parent Viking Red, but it has a true purple skin with pink-red splashes. Perhaps its most remarkable attribute is its waxy, snow-white flesh. Drought-resistant and a yielder of large tubers, its unique taste is loved by many and will get sweeter with time.

  • 65+ days, early season
  • Drought resistant
  • Unique taste that gets sweeter with time
  • Certified seed & certified organic


  • Container Compatible
  • Easily Established
  • For Soups/Salads (waxy)
  • Good for Beginners
  • Good Keeper
  • Roasting/Mashing (all-purpose)
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant


Organic Status Certified Organic Product Organic Certifier WSDA
Potato Size Large Planting Time Spring
Flesh Color White Skin Color Purple
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer Days to Maturity Early (65+ Days)
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Organic Certifier WSDA
Potato Size Large
Planting Time Spring
Flesh Color White
Skin Color Purple
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer
Days to Maturity Early (65+ Days)

Planting & Care

Planting Instructions:
  • 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.

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Shipping Information

Cannot ship to the following states: ID, HI, PR, VI, GU.

Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs. Dimensions: 7"L x 5"W x 5"H


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Wished there were more smaller potatoes

Received 3 large potatoes,wished there had been 5 or 6. Now I will have to try and cut up the big ones to plant, delaying planting.

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Delicious and good growth

A truely tasty potato! We had a good yield and the taste was far better than the other varieties we grew. Looking forward to this year's crop.

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Best tasting potato we\'ve ever had.

These potatoes tasted amazing. Nice thin dark purple skin. I made mashed potatoes with ours and watched my sons eyes get huge when he tasted them. We ended up eating the entire harvest, didn't think to save any to replant. Cannot wait to be able to order more seeds.

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Good Yield of Large Potatoes

I just harvested my Viking Purple potatoes, what an interesting colored potato. Most were huge, as big as a baseball or bigger. Very few smaller than an egg. They had very soft skins compared to Norland Red, and we had a few that were split. I'm not sure what caused the splitting, but this was the only type that did it. We planted 1lb of this type to try them and I yielded 42lbs. We were able to put in about a 15' row in with 1lb of seed potato, which was average for the 6 types we tried from Peaceful Valley this year. The yield was also average in comparison to the other 5 types we planted.

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