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Seed Potatoes

2021 GK ‘Raising It Up’ Farm

All Red
Large round tuber with smooth cranberry red skin and light rose flesh even when cooked. The fine moist texture is ideal for boiling or sautéing.

Bushes Peanut
Crescent shaped, skin thin and lightly russeted. Yellow flesh. Firm when cooked. Traditional favorite as a French fry at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer.
Cal White
Large oblong potatoes with white flesh. Good for baking or frying. Moist texture. High yield.
Caribe
Dappled violet skin with snow white flesh. Good all-purpose potato for baking, mashing, or frying. Excellent keeper. Superb yield and good storage.
Chieftan
Smooth, medium red skin with white flesh. Oblong to round with medium to shallow eyes. Medium maturity. Good storage.
Fiesta, 29-6
Alaska bred new variety. Dark red skin and white flesh with red swirl inside. Small to medium in size.
French Fingerling
Rosy-pink with creamy yellow flesh. Gourmet quality skin, shallow eyes. Narrow, oblong shape. Medium yield. Delicious baked, boiled or steamed. Great in potato salad.
German Butterball
All –purpose yellow skin and buttery yellow flesh. Excellent for mashing and long-term storage.
Haida
A very small fingerling with a yellowish skin and a lumpy shape. Not for mashing or frying but good for soup and roasted. Alaska heirloom from the Tlingit and will be planted in the centennial garden at Alaska Botanical Gardens.
*Limited quantities*
Huckleberry
Huckleberry red colored flesh and skin. Smooth skin, oval shape, low in starch. Boil, steam, roast, fry, and mash. Heirloom cultivar.
King Edward
Oval to oblong in shape. Skin white with deep pink blotches. Great flavor and a floury texture. All- purpose potato, ideal for microwaving. Makes yummy chips and great gnocchi. Good for container gardening. Heirloom variety.
Magic Molly
Alaskan bred, dark purple inside and out. Voted most appealing appearance at the 2013 Potato Lovers Bash sponsored by UAF Cooperative Extension Service in Anchorage. Tastes great baked or boiled. Moist texture. High levels of antioxidants.
Magic Myrna
New, Alaskan bred variety. Golden flesh with deep pink skin and yellow eyes. Very sweet with unique flavor reminiscent of sweet potato. Long, slightly lumpy shape. Medium size. Not good for long term storage.
Mainestay
High yielding round tuber with white skin and flesh. Medium sized with shallow eyes. All- purpose use. Compact foliage.
Nordonna
Red skin with white/creamy flesh. Good for boiling and baking. Stores well and keeps its color. High yield of medium to small potatoes.
Dark Red Norland
Deep red skin and white flesh. Smooth skin with shallow eyes. Good yield of medium to large tubers. Bake, boil or fry. Skin color fades in storage.
Purple Viking
Dappled, purple skin, white flesh. Unique taste and creamy texture. Spreading, drought resistant plant. Space close together to control tuber size. Flowers white, large, numerous. Bakes and mashes perfectly. Fluffy texture. Great for potato salad.
Red Pontiac
Red skin with white flesh, slightly flat. Low starch and high moisture. Exceptional for boiling, Skin is very tender at harvest good red coloring
Russet Norkotah
Early to medium maturity, long to oblong white flesh and medium to heavy russeting on skin, numerous shallow eyes. For baking and boiling. Medium storage.
Russian Banana
Yellow skinned fingerling with yellow flesh. Small to medium size. Ideal for potato salad because of waxy texture. High yield.
Satina
Smooth yellow skin and yellow flesh with buttery flavor. Uniform in size. High yield and stores well. Great for mashing. High resistance to common scab.
Shepody
Bred in Canada for french-fry processing. White tubers can grow impressively large. Wonderful as a baked potato.
Superior
Round to oblong with medium to deep eyes. Flaky White skin and flesh. High yield. Good for boiling and chips. Moderately dry while baked. Resistant to scab. Good keeper.
White Rural New Yorker
Heirloom variety. Round shape with white skin and flesh. Flowers profusely, beautiful in the field. General all- purpose use.
Yellow Finn
Flat round to pear shape with sweet buttery flavor. Excellent keeper. Good mashed in gratins and for salads.
Yukon Gold
Yellow skin with yellow flesh. Good, all-purpose potato; bake boil or fry. Excellent keeper.

GK “Raising it Up” Farms Trapper Creek, AK
Email: gkalal@gci.net
Gregory Kalal
8621 Witherspoon Circle Anchorage, AK 99504 Phone: 907.339.1966