Here is our Tech Sheet for successful production from Certified Seed Potatoes (Solanum tuberosum). Please open and inspect your shipment immediately. We recommend planting them outside as soon as possible...
A full-color, downloadable, printable version of our Potato Variety Comparison Chart.
Potato Greensprouting Instructions Greensprouting, also known as chitting or presprouting, breaks the dormancy of seed potatoes prior to planting. The process of greensprouting does create extra work prior to planting, but it also leads to a number of benefits: Earlier plant emergence, reducing the risk that seed pieces will rot in the ground. Advance the potato harvest by as much as 2 weeks. In short-season areas, the use of varieties that normally wouldnt have enough time to mature. Staggered harvest when only a portion of each variety is greensprouted. As the name suggests, greensprouting forces the seed potatoes begin to
Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing potatoes. Read more for a successful harvest!
'Red Gold' potatoes are an early variety, and naturally break dormancy earlier than most other potatoes. Observe the guidelines in this Tech Sheet for optimal results with your 'Red Gold' seed potatoes.
Guidelines, specifics, and variety recommendations on best storage practices — temperature, humidity, and optimal shelf life — for enjoyment of classic storage crops such as roots and tubers like rutabagas, beets, turnip, cabbage, winter squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and leeks, well into the winter months.