Real Red

Superior Red varieties

A European bred variety with multiple resistances, making this a very grower friendly and sustainable variety.  Although a rustic variety, Ciklamen has become a red creamer standard in North America in recent years.  It produces short oval potatoes that have a smooth bright red skin and a creamy white flesh.  In addition, Ciklamen has a high marketable creamer yield with excellent taste and a great culinary profile that will allow the variety to be sold in high end specialty retail packs.

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This red clone was chosen for its attractive round tubers and bright red skin.  CO 99076-6r was developed in Colorado and has been tested throughout North Amercia and has proven to be consistent in performance.  The red skin maintains itself in the storage for months giving a "fresh" appearence as if was just harvested from the field.

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New red varieties are generated every year, however, good new Red varieties are an infrequent occurrence. Dark Red Chieftain has potential to set new standards for appearance, durability and taste in North America’s red potato market.

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The MSW 342-2r clone has been trialed throughout the North America and at present, seed is being increased for commercial use. It has a relatively early maturity and the skin appearence from the field and from storage is good enough to give some consideration to as it does not have skin blotching like other reds and it does achieve good skin set before harvest. Looks like it will be a contender in North America’s red potato market.

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Norland RP is a clonal selection from Dark Red Norland and has consistently produced better marketable yields and skin color than other Norland strains, with less skin color blotching.  Since chosen in house, the Norland has an RP indicator that is specific to Real Potatoes.  The clone tends to set 2-3 more tubers per plant and has a slightly smaller tuber profile than other Norland strains but consistently does better in comparison trials and field grown evaluations.

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RP 2009-5r is a leading option for the baby creamer marketplace.  RP 2009-5r produces round to short oval potatoes that have a smooth red skin and a light yellow flesh. It has very nice smooth skin finish that holds up well for strong appeal on the shelf.  In addition to the high marketable creamer yields, RP 2009-5r has exceptional culinary properties. Smooth and silky texture makes it a winner even for those with experienced culinary palates.  These culinary traits allows this creamer selection to be a variety of choice in high end consumer packs throughout North America.

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