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Jewel Potatoes



Jewel Potatoes are oval with light-buff skin.

They were meant for processing into potato chips (aka crisps in the UK.)

Possibly extinct.

History Notes

Jewel Potatoes were developed from a cross between Sebago and Stately potatoes. Released 1969.

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"This root, no matter how much you prepare it, is tasteless and floury. It cannot pass for an agreeable food, but it supplies a food sufficiently abundant and sufficiently healthy for men who ask only to sustain themselves. The potato is criticised with reason for being windy, but what matters windiness for the vigorous organisims of peasants and labourers?"

-- Denis Diderot (French philosopher. 5 October 1713 – 31 July 1784).

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