The “Red Norland” potato is great for cooking, very healthy and easy to grow! Very good for boiling and salads. Good for frying, roasting, and French frying. This is an outstanding red potato that offers both great flavor and heavy yields. Norland has a nice dark red skin color that contrasts against the bright white inner flesh that is especially appealing. Red Norland potatoes are oblong, smooth, slightly flattened, medium red with shallow eyes. Specifically developed for northern growers and short seasons but found to be widely adaptable in many climates. Small eyes and smooth, thin red skin make for easy peeling with very little waste. Good keeper, but loses color intensity in long term storage. Red Norland Potatoes matures in 90-100 days, or mid-season. Compact plants, ideal for small gardens.
POTATOES ARE EASY TO GROW VEGETABLES. One of the easiest root crops to grow is the potato. Plus, they’re fun to grow. A small area can provide a nice yield of this tasty vegetable. Early spring is the best time to plant them. One of the bonuses of growing potatoes is that you can eat them at various stages of growth. The young ‘new potatoes’ are often harvested and cooked with peas and gravy, while most are allowed to reach maturity and are eaten or stored for use throughout the winter.