Montana nurseries, garden centers and commercial vegetable farms can order bulk seed potatoes through this website and they will be delivered to county extension offices for pick up in mid-April. Delivery costs will be paid by a grant through the Montana Specialty Crops Block Grant Program. You will be contacted by the MSU Potato Lab after you have placed your order. Deliveries to Montana Customers Only.
A widely grown heirloom specialty variety often sold as a “baby” blue potato. Tubers are smooth, oblong, medium-size, with deep-blue to almost purple skin and brilliant purple, moist, firm flesh with slightly grainy texture. Excellent steamed, mashed, microwaved, roasted and chipped. This is the variety that is often used for making blue potato chips. Late maturity and long dormancy.
Produces long oval, very regular tubers with shallow eyes, yellow skin and yellow flesh. Plants produce a high number of medium sized potatoes. Does not break apart when cooking which makes it excellent for potato salad. Also good for roasting and frying. Early maturity.
One of the most popular potato varieties in the North East. Tubers are elliptical to oblong with smooth, creamy buff skin, shallow eyes, and white flesh. A high yielding, fast growing variety that is widely adapted. Standard spacing (12”) yields very large tubers. Plant closer (6-8”) to produce medium size tubers. Excellent all-purpose potato. Mid-season maturity.
Tubers are medium oblong, slightly flattened, with smooth red skin, shallow eyes and white flesh. Very good for boiling, frying and salads and often harvested for “new” potatoes in mid-summer. Dark Red Norland has a slightly darker red skin color. Early maturity
A fingerling potato with purple skin and dark purple flesh. An excellent tasting colored potato which is high in antioxidants and vitamin C. Excellent baked, boiled or fried. Maintains a dark purple hue when fried. Medium maturity.
Truly a beautiful potato, with deep purple skin dappled with pink splashes and stripes. Bright white flesh is suitable for baking, mashing and frying. This variety produces very large potatoes, so plant close (8”-10”) to control size. Mid-season maturity.
Produces large, long tubers with russeted skin. Similar in appearance to Russet Burbank. Tubers are slightly flattened, with eyes of medium depth. Mid-season to late maturity.
Red-skinned variety popular with home gardeners. Tubers are oblong to round, smooth and sometimes lightly netted. Has medium deep eyes and white flesh. Holds shape well during cooking and widely harvested as a new potato. Mid-season maturity.
The most widely grown all-purpose potato in the United States. Tubers are long, uniformly russeted and show numerous eyes of medium depth. Excellent for baking, frying and mashing. Late maturity.
Tubers are oval to oblong, smooth deep red skin, shallow eyes which are evenly distributed, with white flesh. Good retention of red color after storage. Excellent for boiling or baking, and for “creamers” when harvested early. Mid-season maturity.
Produces very uniform tubers which are oblong with moderate russet, good skin and shallow eyes. Early maturity.
Tubers are long-oval with cream colored skin and yellow flesh. An excellent yellow all-purpose potato. Mid-season to late maturity.
An excellent yellow fleshed all-purpose potato. Tubers are similar in appearance to ‘Yukon Gold’, but with higher yield potential. Mid-season maturity.
Tubers are oval, slightly flattened with finely flaked yellowish white skin. An extremely popular yellow-fleshed potato with shallow pink eyes. An excellent all-purpose potato. Early maturity.
Probably the best known of the fingerlings. Tan skin with dark yellow flesh. Matures earlier than most fingerlings with respectable yields of 2”-3” tubers at 75 days. Steamed and tossed with butter and parsley, these make a tasty late-summer dish. Resistant to scab, but susceptible to rhizoctonia and late blight. Early maturity.
Oval, very uniform shaped tubers with distinct yellow eyes and an attractive sunrise red skin. Yellow flesh color. Allow enough time between top kill and harvest to promote skin set. Mozart has a long dormancy and stores well. Good resistance to common scab. Medium-late maturity.
An heirloom with blush colored skin and bright yellow inside. Moderately dry flesh has superb flavor that is popular in gourmet markets. Medium sized tubers are long and narrow resembling a finger. Tubers form high on the ground so keep hilled for best quality. Good storage. High field resistance to scab. Mid-late maturity.
Satina is a yellow flesh, yellow skinned variety with an oval to round tuber. Maturity is similar to Yukon gold but has a higher tuber set per plant. It has a beautiful appearance and rates very high for culinary characteristics. Early maturity
Montana has the premier seed potato industry in the United States. It is important for home gardeners to plant seed potatoes that are grown using the standards for Montana Certified Seed to reduce the chance of introducing new pests to our farms.
Montana Seed Potato growers are proud to offer their fourth catalog and directory for wholesale distributors of garden seed. Montana seed potatoes are produced under the most stringent standards in the industry, and are the source of high-quality seed for commercial planting throughout the United States.