Potato Varieties

Potato varieties can be chosen by color or taste, but most gardeners start out choosing by length of season. The lists below are divided into early, mid and late season varieties. 

These are just a few examples of the hundreds of varieties you can test in your Pocono garden.

An early season potato will be fully mature within 90 to 110 days of sprouting. A mid season 100 to 120 days and so on. You will know when they are ready to be harvested because the tops will begin to yellow & die back.

New potatoes can be dug after the plant has flowered. New potatoes do not store. Use them within a few days of harvest.

Early Season 

{90-110 days}

Caribe

Haig

Irish Cobbler

Goldrush

Norgold Russet

Red Gold

Red Norland

Mid Season

{100-120 days}

Chieftan

Eva

Norwis

Red LaSoda

Red Pontiac

Superior

Viking

Yukon Gold

 Late Season

{120-140 days}

All Blue

Banana Fingerling

Butte

Katahdin

Kennebec

Russet Burbank

Early Season

{90-110 days}

Caribe

Haig

Irish Cobbler

Goldrush

Norgold Russet

Red Gold

Red Norland

Mid Season

{100-120 days}

Chieftan

Eva

Norwis

Red LaSoda

Red Pontiac

Superior

Viking

Yukon Gold

Late Season

{120-140 days}

All Blue

Banana Fingerling

Butte

Katahdin

Kennebec

Russet Burbank

Space Considerations

Space constraints can also be a factor in determining which variety of potato to grow.

If you live in an apartment or do not have the space for a traditional garden you can still grow potatoes in containers.

See our Potato Basics or Potato Growing Methods pages for more information.