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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.

Yukon Gold
Other Varieties 

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

Belongs to
Fresh Potatoes  »  Yellow
Seed Potatoes  »  Fresh

Botanical Features
Plants - medium large, upright with little tendency to spread; lower three-quarters of stems purplish with the upper quarter faintly purple
Leaves - open, moderately shiny, olive green, stiffly pubescent; nodes not swollen.
Terminal leaflets: obovate, gradually tapered to the base; tip slightly acuminate.
Primary leaflets: ovate; tip acute to slightly acuminate; four pairs.
Secondary leaflets: broadly ovate, varying from two on the lower leaves to six or eight on the upper leaves.
Tertiary leaflets: small, varying from none on the lower leaves to twenty on the mid and upper leaves.
Flowers - light violet; star yellow-green at the base becoming light violet towards the edges; buds light green to purplish green.
Tubers - oval, slightly flattened; finely flaked yellowish white skin; shallow pink eyes; light yellow flesh
Sprouts - reddish purple.

Agricultural Features
Medium to high yielding variety of attractive appearance. Large tubers are slightly susceptible to hollow heart. Excellent storability; long dormancy period. High specific gravity.
REMARK: often sold under its variety name.
Utilization - very good for boiling, baking, and french frying; unsuitable for chipping; retains its yellow flesh color when cooked.
Chief Markets - fresh market and seed export potential.

Reaction To Diseases
Moderately Resistant - leaf roll.
Susceptible - common scab, PVY, air pollution.
Highly Susceptible - PVA

Source: CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
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