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Amarosa Fingerling Potato

Amarosa Fingerling Potato

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Discover the Amarosa Fingerling Potato, a culinary standout with its striking red skin and flesh, developed by Oregon State University. Renowned for its creamy texture and sweet flavor, Amarosa is a mid-season variety that excels in baking, roasting, and grilling. It's particularly notable for making vibrant red potato chips that retain their color when fried, adding a pop of color and taste to any dish. Certified Organic, Non-GMO Seed.

Quick Facts:

  • Type: Fingerling Potato
  • Skin Color: Deep Red
  • Flesh Color: Rich Red
  • Flavor Profile: Earthy with a hint of sweetness; retains its color when cooked.
  • Texture: velvety texture, balance between waxy and starchy, perfect for roasting, boiling, or baking.
  • Maturity: Mid-season harvest.
  • Origin: Bred by Oregon State University, this variety boasts a heritage of agricultural innovation and excellence.

Growing Specifics:

  • Planting Rate: 1 lb of seed will plant 5-8 feet of row.
  • Climate Zones: Adaptable to a wide range of climates.
  • Soil Type: Prefers well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 5.8 to 6.5.
  • Planting: Plant in early to mid-spring as soon as the soil can be worked.
  • Spacing: Plant seed potatoes about 12 inches apart in rows spaced 2 to 3 feet apart.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture, especially during tuber formation.
  • Care: Mulch to retain moisture and control weeds. Hill soil around plants as they grow to protect tubers from sunlight.

Full planting instructions included.

Culinary Uses: The Amarosa Fingerling Potato shines in the kitchen, where its striking color and superb flavor can transform any dish. Ideal for roasting, grilling, or in salads, its color and taste remain vibrant and rich, adding a visual and flavorful punch to meals.

Special Attributes: The Amarosa Fingerling is not just a feast for the palate but also for the eyes, making it a popular choice for chefs and home cooks looking to elevate their dishes. Its distinctive red hue, both inside and out, provides an excellent nutritional boost, being rich in antioxidants.

Non-GMO Commitment: At Growing Farmers and The Farm on Central, all our plants are guaranteed non-GMO and not genetically modified in any way, upholding natural breeding methods and promoting sustainable gardening and farming practices.

Growing method: Certified Organic

Seed potatoes are dirty when they arrive.

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