CLEARWATER RUSSET

CLEARWATER RUSSET

CLEARWATER RUSSET
Variety Name: Clearwater RussetRights Holder | Breeder: USDA & UNIVERSITY OF IDAHOCountry of Origin: United States United StatesYear of of introduction: 2008

Clearwater Russet potato is a high-yielding, medium to late-season variety with dark, netted russet skin and white to cream-colored flesh. It boasts good resistance to common scab, nematodes, and some strains of late blight. 

Known for its firm texture and mild flavor, Clearwater Russet is ideal for baking, frying, and processing into products like french fries. It stores well and is suited for both fresh consumption and processing.

  • Type: Clearwater Russet is a russet-skinned potato variety. 
  • Skin: It has a dark, netted russet skin.
  • Flesh: The flesh is white to cream-colored.
  • Maturity: This is a medium to late-season maturing potato. 
  • Yield: Clearwater Russet is known for its high yield potential. 
  • Disease Resistance: It has good resistance to common scab, nematodes, and some strains of late blight. 
  • Storage: These potatoes store well, maintaining quality over an extended period. 
  • Texture: The texture is firm, making it suitable for various cooking methods. 
  • Flavor: It has a mild, pleasant flavor. 
  • Uses: Clearwater Russet is particularly well-suited for baking, frying, and making processed products like french fries.

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