> > > > > >

Sebago Potatoes



Sebago are oval potatoes with smooth, pale buff-yellow skin and white flesh.

They are marketed as all-purpose.

They are popular in the southern US, particularly Florida.

They are mostly sold direct to consumers, though in the American south some are made into potato chips.

History Notes

Sebago Potatoes were developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at its Presque Isle Station, Maine, in 1932 from a cross between Katahdin potatoes and Chippewa potatoes.


Released 1938.

Parent of Russet Sebago Potatoes.

Please share this information with your friends. They may love it.


Comments

See also:

You may also like:

logo

Bon mots

"The thought of two thousand people crunching celery at the same time horrified me."

-- George Bernard Shaw (English playwright. 26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950)

Food Calendar

food-calendar-icon
A calendar tracking what happens when in the world of food.
  • food day iconFrozen Food Day (Today)
    The 6th of March is Frozen Food Day; in fact, all of March is Frozen Food Month. People have been freezing food for millenia.

Myth of the Day

Marzipan Read more >