Exploring Potato Varieties

Once you've tasted your first harvest of baby red-skinned potatoes, beautiful blues or flavorful fingerlings, you may never be satisfied with a bag of generic white potatoes again. See which of these varieties may be right for your garden.

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Katahdin Potatoes
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'Katahdin'. A classic mid- to late-season variety, 'Katahdin' produces generous quantities of rounded to oblong tubers. 'Katahdin' stores well and is delicious in winter soups, as well as in a variety of baking uses. It also makes superb mashed potatoes and hash browns.

The plants are large and spreading, with light purple flowers, and they perform well in a wide range of growing conditions.

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