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Chippewa Potatoes



Chippewa are large-sized potatoes with buff skin and white flesh.

They are marketed both for direct to consumer sales, and for processing into potato chips (aka crisps in the UK.)

History Notes

Chippewa Potatoes were developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) from a cross between potatoes referred to as "USDA 40568 " and "USDA 24642."


During development, the potato was referred to as "USDA 42672."

Released 1933.

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