Caribou Russet is gaining popularity as a dual purpose potato that delivers classic russet flavors; its great mashed, fried or baked. It produces high yields and is easy to grow. It stores well, but storage management requires attention as the variety has a short dormany.

Utilization: Fresh market and French Fry production
Maturity: Mid to Late (105-115 DAP)
Yield: High
Skin Color: Russet, medium netted
Flesh Color: White
Tuber Shape: Oblong
Tuber Size: Medium to large
Tuber Set: 7-9
Dry Matter: 20.0-21.0 %
Dormancy: Medium long
Storage: Medium to long

Variety Strengths:

  • High Marketable yield
  • Very uniform shape
  • High tolerance to Heat to Drought 
  • Resistant to Common scab
  • Resistant to Verticillium wilt
  • Moderate to high tolerance to bruising and mechanical handling
  • Very low incidence of Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
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