Manistee is a Maincrop maturing variety with attractive round tubers that has excellent chip processing ability from short term and long term storage and has a proven record to chip consistenly longer from long term storage better than Snowden 

Utilization: Chip Market
Maturity: late Maincrop (105-110 DAP), slightly earlier than Snowden
Yield: High, equal to higher than Snowden
Skin Color: Dark tan, lightly netted
Flesh Color: Creamy white
Tuber Shape: Round 
Tuber Set: 10-12 
Dry Matter: 21.0-22.0%
Dormancy:  Medium to Long 

Variety Strengths: 

  • Moderate to high resistance to Common Scab, slightly better than Snowden
  • Excellent chipping from short term and long term storage, chips 3-4 weeks longer than Snowden at 48-50 F, does not need to be reconditioned
  • Very low incidence of Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Low incidence to Black spot Bruising, better than Snowden
  • Better flavor than Snowden
  • Specific Gravity similar to Snowden



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