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. Leaves appear approximately as a Dark spring green colour.
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) with a stemless-like habit.
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.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Adirondack blue about 14 days before your last frost date.
Bred at Cornell U.
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