Amish Yellow Giant

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Amish Yellow Giant
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type potato
Fruit color yellow
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Amish Yellow Giant - sliced fruit. 2012-09-09.

B.C KO T

Indet., tall potato leaf plants produce large light yellow beefsteak fruits with very good fresh and slightly acidic flavor. 6-16 oz. Not many seeds, meaty and juicy flesh. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Doug Zuknick, West Virginia 07

Year grown: 2011 (crop failure), 2012

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


History

  • The original seeds came from a 1+ lb yellow beefsteak bought by Jim Raney of Martinsburg, West Virginia at an Amish market in Pennsylvania. The original name is unknown, and it could be either an Amish heirloom or a potato leaf yellow variety known under a different name.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2011 Yearbook by Nathalie Antaya of Saint-Robert, Quebec, Canada (QUE AN N).



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Facts about Amish Yellow GiantRDF feed
CountryUSA +
DescriptionIndet., tall potato leaf plants produce large light yellow beefsteak fruits with very good fresh and slightly acidic flavor. 6-16 oz. Not many seeds, meaty and juicy flesh. (15 seeds / packet)
Fruit coloryellow +
Fruit shapebeefsteak +
Fruit sizelarge +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitindet. +
History* The original seeds came from a 1+ lb yel * The original seeds came from a 1+ lb yellow beefsteak bought by Jim Raney of Martinsburg, West Virginia at an Amish market in Pennsylvania. The original name is unknown, and it could be either an Amish heirloom or a potato leaf yellow variety known under a different name.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2011 Yearbook by Nathalie Antaya of Saint-Robert, Quebec, Canada (QUE AN N). f Saint-Robert, Quebec, Canada (QUE AN N).
Leafpotato +
Maturitymidseason +
Member codeB.C KO T +
See alsoAmish Yellow +
Seed sourceDoug Zuknick, West Virginia 07
Variety typeopen-pollinated +
VendorTatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +
Year grown2011 (crop failure) + and 2012 +
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