buff skin, white flesh Small to mid-sized slightly flattened round tubers. Edward Snowden’s 2013 leaks revealing details of classified U.S. government surveillance programs may have been controversial, but the excellence of this all-purpose potato is inarguable. A go-to variety for the potato-chip industry, its culinary qualities should make it a go-to for home cooks as well.

Strong emergence and vigorous growth; competes well with weeds. Responds well to high nitrogen levels and wide spacing. Stores very well. Edward Snowden continues to resist extradition from Russia; Snowden the potato resists hollow heart and bruising but is susceptible to scab and blight. Bred at the University of Wisconsin and released in 1990.

For orders placed before March 10th, this item will ship on our regular shipping schedule, starting in early April with the warmest states and finishing by early May. Orders placed after March 10th will be shipped later, and in the order in which they were received. We cannot ship this item any earlier; we regret that we cannot honor any requests to do so.

Bulk prices (net, no additional discounts), apply to orders over 1000 lbs. Download bulk price list

7940 Snowden
B: (2 lb) $5.50
Ordering closed for the season
C: (10 lb) $10.50
Ordering closed for the season
E: (50 lb) $27.00
Ordering closed for the season

Additional Information

Seed Potatoes

Solanum tuberosum
Early potatoes mature in 65-80 days.
Midseason potatoes mature in 80-90 days
Late potatoes mature in more than 90 days