Harmony Potatoes are uniformly-sized, and round to oval with smooth, light-buff skin, and pale yellow flesh. These are waxy potatoes. The plant delivers high yields. Storage Hints Stores well. History Notes Harmony Potatoes were developed by a Jack Dunnett of Caithness Potatoes Ltd, Scotland; released 1998.
Home Guard are oval, uniformly-sized potatoes with light-buff skin and pale yellow flesh. These are waxy potatoes. They get a somewhat bitter flavour if left in the ground too long Popular with home gardeners. Early harvest. History Notes Home Guard Potatoes were developed by Mcgill & Smith of Ayr, Scotland. Released during World War II.
Huakaroro Potatoes are long, large-sized potatoes with an uneven, knobbly surface. They have yellow skin with pink flushes with brown dots and deep set potato eyes. Inside, they have yellow flesh. These are waxy potatoes, that retain their shape well when boiled, and even hold their shape in stews. History Notes Huakaroro Potatoes originated in…
Huckleberry are oblong, medium-sized potatoes with deep red, bright skin, and pale pink flesh with white flushes. These are waxy potatoes. History Notes Stores well. Sources Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York Inc. Northeast Organic/Sustainable Potato Project: Varieties Available in 2009. Cobleskill, NY. NOFA. 2009.
International Kidney are the same potatoes which are grown in Jersey and marketed under the name of “Jersey Royal.” They are long, oval potatoes with yellow skin and flesh. These are waxy potatoes that hold their shape very well after cooking. Early harvest. Cooking Tips Best just boiled or steamed in their skins, and then…
Isle of Jura Potatoes are oval, with light-buff skin and light yellow flesh. They have good flavour. They are marketed as all-purpose for direct to consumer sales, but they are waxy potatoes. Cooking Tips Not good for salads; best used as a boiled potato. History Notes Isle of Jura Potatoes were developed in 2000 by…
Jersey Bennie Potatoes have yellow skin and white flesh. These are waxy potatoes, best used for salads or served as a boiled potato. Early harvest. They are popular in New Zealand, where they are early enough to be ready for Christmas. History Notes Jersey Bennie Potatoes were developed on the south island of New Zealand.
Jersey Royals are waxy boiling or salad potatoes with a creamy texture grown on the island of Jersey. Many of the fields are on slopes. The fields are first fertilized with seaweed, which the farmers call “vraic.” After being planted with seed potatoes, the fields are covered with huge sheets of plastic wrap in the…
Juliane Potatoes are oval, with smooth yellow skin and pale yellow flesh. These are waxy potatoes, and hold their shape well when cooked. Marketed for direct to consumer sales.
Juliette Potatoes are oblong. The plant delivers high yields. These are waxy potatoes. They have a creamy yet firm texture when cooked. Cooking Tips Good for salads History Notes Juliette Potatoes were released in 2000.
Kipfler Potatoes are long and narrow, with yellow flesh and skin. These are waxy potatoes that hold their shape well when cooked. Cooking Tips Good in salads and as a boiled potato. History Notes Kipfler Potatoes were developed in Germany.
These are waxy potatoes, despite their Russet name. Late harvest. History Notes Klamath Russet Potatoes were developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at its Agricultural Experiment Stations Idaho, Oregon, and Washington around 1990, with efforts led by a Joseph J. Pavek. Released 2000.
Lady Balfour Potatoes are oval, with light-buff skin and off-white flesh with tinges of pink. Early harvest. Marketed as all-purpose for direct to consumer sales, but actually better used as a waxy potato. History Notes Lady Balfour Potatoes were developed in 2001.
Lady Christal Potatoes are round, with smooth, light-buff skin. These are waxy potatoes, and hold their shape well after cooking. Early harvest.
LaRouge Potatoes are round, with bright red skin. These are waxy potatoes, but they are marketed as all-purpose for direct to consumer sales. Storage Hints Stores well. History Notes LaRouge Potatoes were developed at Louisiana State University from a cross between two potatoes referred to as “LA02-5” and “LA02-5.” Released 1962.
Leavett’s Pink are oval potatoes with light pink skin, and pink flesh. These are waxy potatoes with a soft flesh that absorbs flavours nicely in stews. Mild flavour. Cooking Tips Good in stews.
Linzer Delikatess Potatoes have thin, smooth light-buff skin and light yellow flesh. These are waxy potatoes. Cooking Tips Good for salads. Storage Hints Stores well.
Lumper are round to oval potatoes with light-buff skin, and an uneven surface with deep eyes. They have white flesh. The taste is not particularly good, but the plant delivers high yields. These are waxy potatoes. History Notes Lumper Potatoes were introduced into Munster, Ireland about 1810, then spread to Connacht and parts of Leinster,…
Manna are oblong potatoes with white skin and white flesh. These are waxy potatoes. Early harvest. History Notes Manna Potatoes were released in 1978.
Marfona are oval potatoes with buff yellow skin and firm, smooth, light yellow flesh. In the UK, they are marketed as waxy; in North America, suppliers just market them as all-purpose. Cooking Tips Best as a boiled potato.
Maris Peer are medium-sized, slightly oval potatoes with light buff skin and cream-coloured flesh. These are waxy potatoes, ideal for salads and boiling. They are okay for baking when harvested late in the season, at which point they become a bit more floury.
Maxine Potatoes are round, red-skinned potatoes with white flesh. They have good flavour. They are marketed as all-purpose potatoes in America, but as waxy potatoes in the UK. They are good for boiling because, like most waxy potatoes, they hold their shape well when boiled. History Notes Maxine Potatoes were developed in 1993 by a…
Menominee Potatoes have light-coloured skin. Waxy potatoes. History Notes Menominee Potatoes were developed jointly by Michigan State University and by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) from a cross between Richters Jubel potato and a potato referred to Seedling 44537. Released 1944. Language Notes Named after Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin. Sources E. J….
Moemoe Potatoes are mostly round, with yellow skin marbled with red. They have yellow flesh with some purple spots under the skin. These are waxy potatoes. Cooking Tips Stays firm after being boiled. History Notes Moemoe Potatoes originated in New Zealand. Sources Harris, Niha, “Nga – Riwai Ma-ori — Ma-ori Potatoes”, The Open Polytechnic of…