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Kipfler

Description

Kipfler has a very distinctive elongated, banana shape with a smooth buff/yello coloured skin. The flesh is firm, waxy and cream/yellow in colour. Kipfler is a very popular niche potato variety.

Parentage

Originates in Austria

Maturity

Early to medium early

Disease Reactions

Unknown

Plant Spacing

Suggested spacings, to produce tubers that are approximately 12cm long, would vary from 30 – 35 cm (12-14 inches). There are a high percentage of small tubers associated with this variety. The Kipfler plants range from small to medium height with dark green foliage.

Yield

Current information suggets a yield potential of 25-40 ton/ha.

Cooking Characteristics

Kipfler is a supurb potato for salads and roasts having a unique shape and flavour.

Boil/Salad Mash Microwave Roast Fry Taste
 

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