The potato sizes are not uniform.
The flesh inside is white.
The plant delivers a late harvest.
These are floury potatoes, excellent for baking, though they are usually marketed as all-purpose for both direct to consumer market, and processing.
The State of Idaho trademarked the synonym “Idaho Baker” for Russet Burbank potatoes grown in Idaho.
Russet Burbank Potatoes store well.
Russet Burbank Potatoes are a mutant seedling of Burbank Potato. The seeding was found in 1914 by a grower named Lou D. Sweet (President of the Potato Association of America, 1920) who lived near Denver, Colorado. Some sources, though, say that this potato variety was actually discovered as early as 1880 by Burbank himself in California.