Variety country of origin: Ireland
Planting, maturity and harvest times
Alaska Bloom is a mid-season maturing variety producing evenly round potatoes. This creamy fleshed variety is high yielding and very productive in gardens and containers. Plant this variety around mid-May for a nice crop of medium to large tubers ready about mid-late August. 90-105 days till maturity. Space 30 cm (12”) apart.
Alaska Bloom has a moist, slightly waxy texture with a subtle sweeter taste. It works well for boiling, baking, scalloped or for home-made hash browns. This variety can be picked early in the season for fresh sweet baby potatoes. It has lower starch content than most varieties.
Approximately 5 months at 6 degrees Celsius.