Yukon Gold


Yukon Gold

yellow buff skin with pink eyes, yellow flesh For keeping it classic, you can’t beat Yukon Gold’s tasty butter flavor and marketable appearance. This Gold, bred to suit Idaho’s potato conditions, broke mainstream culture of just white potatoes and we are forever grateful.

Yukons are susceptible to potato virus Y and late blight. Some claim it has poor emergence and low yields, which may be partly remedied by planting uncut seed. Yet aficionados of this classic claim its flavor surpasses that of the more utilitarian Yukon Gem. Released by AgCanada in 1980.

Yukon is from a contraction of the words in the Gwich’in phrase chųų gąįį han, which means ‘white water river’ and refers to the pale color of glacial runoff in the Yukon River. Indigenous Royalties.

For orders placed by March 8th, 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 8th 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 $1,200. Download bulk price list

7740 Yukon Gold
B: 2.0 lb $5.78
Ordering closed for the season
C: 10.0 lb $14.00
Ordering closed for the season
E: 45.0 lb $29.75
Ordering closed for the season

Additional Information

Seed Potatoes

Solanum tuberosum One pound of seed will usually plant 5–8 row feet, depending on the variety; 10# will usually plant 50 row feet.

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