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Product Availability
The primary shipping season for our company is starting with the new crop in September, and finishing with storage crop in June. During this time period we monitor the quality and availability to ensure that our customers receive the best product possible.

Crop Protection
Red Isle Produce carries a complete line of crop protectants for farmers on Prince Edward Island. Crop protectants are delivered directly to the farm by Red Isle Produce. This helps us to maintain a very good relationship during the summer season with the farmers and gives us a good understanding about the availability and quality of the growing crop.

Other Varieties 

Red Isle Produce - TuberRed Isle Produce - FleshRed Isle Produce - Flower

Belongs to
Fresh Potatoes  »  Russet
Seed Potatoes  »  Fresh

Botanical Features
Plants - medium, slightly upright; stems medium thick; nodes not pigmented.
Leaves - medium, open, slightly pubescent.
Terminal leaflets: medium, ovate; tip acuminate; base oblique, asymmetrical.
Primary leaflets: medium, ovate; generally four pairs.
Secondary and tertiary leaflets: numerous.
Flowers - medium, white corolla; anthers yellow orange; buds slightly pigmented.
Tubers - long to slightly oblong, smooth; heavy, dark, russeted and netted skin; shallow bright golden eyes, fairly numerous; many slightly curved eyebrows; white flesh.
Sprouts - white with some purple pigment at apex.

Agricultural Features
Medium yielding variety, attractive appearance, uniform tuber size and shape. Wide adaptability. Resistant to hollow heart. Low to medium specific gravity. Good storability. Medium dormancy period. Tuber shape and type are very appropriate for the count-carton market. Not well suited for processing.
Utilization - good for baking; poor to moderate for boiling with some after cooking discoloration; poor for chipping.
Chief Markets - count-carton trade as a baker.

Reaction To Diseases
Moderately Resistant - leaf roll net necrosis, PVY.
Resistant - Columbia root-knot nematode.
Good Resistant - ommon scab, silver scurf.
Susceptible - most viruses, late blight, early blight, verticillium wilt, potato wart.
Note - This variety has the ability to carry potato virus Y (PVY) without expressing symptoms. In replicated trials, PVY infection of 25% of the plants did not significantly reduce yield, grade or specific gravity. A faint mosaic may be observed under optimum conditions.

Source: CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
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