Potato 'Adirondack blue'
Adirondack blue is a popular variety of Potato, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum tuberosum 'Adirondack blue'). 'Adirondack blue' is considered a hybrid cultivar.
Adirondack Blue, formerly known as S45-5
Parentage: N40-1 (Chieftain x Black Russian) x NY96
Breeder/Agency: Walter De Jong, Cornell University
Lots of antioxidants (especially in the skin). Makes great baked potatoes, soft and fluffy – and baking preserves the blue color. Boiled/mashed, they’re still blue but not as vibrant.Adirondack blue grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Adirondack blue is known for growing to a height of approximately 3.90 feet (that's 1.20 metres in metric).
United States is believed to be where Adirondack blue originates from.
As Adirondack blue Potato is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Potato 'Adirondack blue' have been kindly provided by our members.
How to grow Potato 'Adirondack blue'
Growing Adirondack blue from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Adirondack blue about 14 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Adirondack blue
Harvesting Adirondack blue
Potato 'Adirondack blue' information
How long does Adirondack blue take to grow?
These estimates for how long Potato 'Adirondack blue' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!
When should I sow Adirondack blue?
Folia's when to plant Potato 'Adirondack blue' estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!
Bred at Cornell U.
Popular varieties of Potato
View the complete variety list for Potato »
Let's talk about potatoes! What varieties do you like or suggest? What techniques have you found to work the best?71 members / 18 topics