Russian Banana Fingerling potatoes grow under a relatively small plant, which usually averages under 4 feet. The potatoes are also small - about 4 - 5" and oblong as all fingerlings are, sometimes Crescent shaped.
The skin and flesh are varying shades of light golden yellow. The flesh is fine grained, moist and tender. A favorite of many culinary connoisseurs.
They are fairly easy to grow reaching full maturity at 95-125 days, but can be harvested within 75-80 days.
They originated in the Baltic Region of Russia, although some claim Estonia.
Excellent Storage qualities. Moderate resistance to common scab. Moderate susceptiblity to verticillium wilt. Susceptibile to late blight and leaf roll.
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