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Popular Potato Varieties for the Home Garden

Solanum tuberosum

Variety Maturing Comments
Yukon Gold Early to Mid season Large, yellow-fleshed variety. They are excellent baked, boiled, or mashed. These potatos store well.
Superior Mid season Good baked, boiled, or mashed. Resistant to potato scab.
Red Pontiac Late maturing High yields, large round potatoes, easy to grow, stores well.
Kennebec Late maturing Excellent producer, large potatoes, great for baking or frying, stores well.
Russet Norkotah Late maturing Excellent baking potato, excellent producer, large potatoes.
White Rose Early to Mid season Good producer, good for cooking, doesn't store well.
Russet Mid season Excellent producer, excellent baking potato, large potatoes, excellent for storage.
Norland Early maturing Red skin, white flesh, excellent when boiled, fried, or mashed, stores well.


How to Plant and Grow Potatos

Different Methods for Planting and Growing Potatoes