Shetland Black Potatoes are oval, with dark blue skin, and yellow flesh, which is blue just below the skin.
They have good flavour.
Very hardy plant.
Shetland Black Potatoes are floury potatoes, but some say they are better for boiling than mashing; others say best baked, others say best steamed in their skins.
Shetland Black Potatoes were developed in 1900; released 1923.
These potatoes were very popular on the Shetland Islands.