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Outstanding red potato offers both great flavor and heavy yields, perfect for new potatoes. Medium-large oblong tubers with moist, firm white flesh. Great for boiling, frying and roasting. Developed for Northern growers and short seasons, but widely adapted to a range of conditions. Excellent resistance to scab. Widely adapted · Stores well (Solanum tuberosum)
Potatoes in a Pound:
As an average, in 1 pound of seed potatoes, you will receive from 5 to 8 tubers. You can plant all the tubers whole. Or, to get more plants, you can cut a few of the larger ones so that you have at least one eye on each piece. In the picture below, you will see how to make 5 seed potatoes into 10. Use a multiple of 10 to figure out how many pounds you need. Figure 1 lb will plant 10 feet, 2 lbs will plant 20 feet, 3 lbs will plant 30 feet, and so on.
To figure out potential yield, multiply the pounds planted by 10. So, if you plant 5 lbs. of seed potatoes, you should yield 50 lbs of potatoes. This is a good starting point for estimating the yield, however, many gardeners are able to bring in much higher yields due to great soil and great growing conditions.