The potatoes can grow up to over 3 pounds (1.4 kg) each.
The plant does well in northern climates.
Atlantic has become one of the standard potatoes to be used commercially for potato chips (aka crisps) in North America, but it is also sold directly on to consumer market.
These are floury potatoes, good for baking, potato chips, French Fries and chipping.
Atlantic Potatoes were developed jointly by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), University of Maine, and University of Florida from a cross between Wauseon potatoes and a potato referred to as B5141-6, later referred to as Lenape. Released 1976. Was called “B6987-56” during development.