Potato Variety Comparisons

This is a quick reference to potato varieties.

Yield categories are 1: Low (1 pound or less), 2: Intermediate (between 1 and 3 pounds), and 3: High (3 pounds or more).

Variety Background Ploidy Photoperiod
Maturity Dormancy Yield Max  Size Tuber Count
Alckee Andigena Diploid Short day Late (SD) Short 1 2 – 3 in 30-40
Azul Toro Complex Tetraploid Day neutral Mid Long 3 5 – 6 in 15-20
Calawah Curtilobum Tetraploid(ish) Day neutral Late Long 3 3 – 4 in 40-50
Elwha Andigena Diploid Short day Late (SD) Short 2 2 – 3 in 30-40
Loowit Complex Tetraploid Day neutral Mid Intermediate 2 7 – 8 in 10-20
Nemah Andigena Diploid Short day Late (SD) Intermediate 2 3 – 4 in 15-25
Ozette
Chilotanum
Tetraploid
Day neutral
Late
Long
2
7 – 8 in
15-25
Pirampo Andigena
Diploid
Day neutral
Mid
None
1
3 – 4 in
10-15
Qoyllu
Andigena
Diploid
Day neutral
Mid
Long
1
3 – 4 in
10-15
Rozette Complex Tetraploid Day neutral Late Long 2 10 in 10-20
Twanoh Acroscopicum Tetraploid Day neutral Mid Short 1 3 – 4 in 15-25
Skagit Valley Gold Andigena Diploid Day neutral Mid Intermediate 2 3 – 4 in 20-30

 

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