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Upstate Abundance: A Small Potato with Exceptional Flavor

Upstate Abundance: A Small Potato with Exceptional Flavor

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The Upstate Abundance potato is a unique variety known for its small size, high yield, and excellent taste. Developed by Walter De Jong, a second-generation potato breeder, this variety stands out for its creamy texture and nutty flavor. It was popularized by Row 7 Seeds, which picks varieties based on flavor over appearance or yields.

Quick Facts:

  • Type: Early to Midseason Potato
  • Skin Color: Bright White, Smooth
  • Ease of Growing: Adaptable, suitable for different growing conditions
  • Growing Method: Certified Organic Seed
  • Flesh Color: Bright White
  • Maturity: About 100 days; 75 days for new potatoes
  • Yield: Very high yields of consistently round and small-sized tubers, 1/lb planted will typically result in 5-15/lb harvested
  • Planting Rate: Usually 5-8 seed pieces per lb, space 8" to 12" apart in row
  • Cooking Qualities: Excellent for roasting, smashing, or boiling; naturally flavorful without the need for added butter

Culinary Use:

  • Upstate Abundance potatoes are highly praised for their creamy and nutty flavor, making them a favorite among chefs. They are versatile in cooking, suitable for boiling, roasting, and smashing, and are known for retaining their excellent flavor and creamy texture in various dishes.

History and Development:

  • Initially identified as trial "NY150" in 2004, Upstate Abundance was selected for its resilience and disease resistance. It gained a following for its small, golf-ball-sized tubers and exceptional taste, leading to its release as Upstate Abundance.

This variety is ideal for those looking for a high-yielding, tasty, and versatile potato for culinary use. Its smaller size and excellent flavor profile make it a unique choice for home gardens and commercial cultivation alike.

 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 Certified Seed Potatoes

Seed potatoes are dirty when they arrive, do not wash.

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