German Butterball


German Butterball
Variety Name: German ButterballRights Holder | Breeder: Country of Origin: Germany GermanyYear of of introduction:
German Butterball potatoes are medium to large and are round to oblong, averaging 10-12 centimeters in length. The pale, smooth, yellow skin is lightly netted with shallow eyes, dark brown spots, and brown patches.

The flesh is a vibrant yellow to gold and is firm, waxy, and dense. When cooked, German Butterball potatoes have a creamy and tender flesh that takes on a smooth consistency and offers a rich, buttery flavor. German Butterball potatoes are available year-round, with peak season in late spring through late summer.

German Butterball potatoes, botanically classified as Solanum tuberosum, are members of the Solanaceae or nightshade family along with tomatoes and peppers. They are considered an heirloom variety even though they are relatively new, having been introduced in 1988. German Butterballs are known for their rich flavors, cooking versatility, and excellent storage life.

German Butterball potatoes are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, iron, and fiber. They also contain some antioxidants.

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