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'Red Norland' Potatoes
 
Sub-Category: Early Season
 
Description: Early-season. Plants produce large, smooth, red-skinned, white-fleshed tubers.
Days To Maturity: 60-75
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Reviewed on 09/12/2018 by ssmaranatha - An intermediate gardener

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Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Frost Free Season: 163 - 183 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

Last year I planted a row of seed potatoes from my mother\'s prolific garden in Alaska, and while they produced a decent crop, scab was a major issue. Ph evidently plays a significant role in this, so I almost skipped potatoes this year. However, I saw that Red Norland was supposed to be more resistant to scab, so bought a little package of 8 seed potatoes at Walmart. They did quite well, considering that I neglected them so much. I weeded and hilled once and mulched with newspaper and straw, but other than that they were left to their own devices. I did not get a very good yield, but what I did get was good-sized and had no scab. So far they\'ve kept in the pantry for over a month and look as good as when I dug them. I\'ll definitely try these again.
 




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