yellow buff skin with pink eyes, yellow fleshFor 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. Also infamous for poor emergence and low yields, which may be partly remedied by planting uncut seed. 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.②
For orders placed before 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.
Fedco Seeds is a certified organic handler. Our organic seed is certified by USDA-approved agencies. We have copies on file of each grower’s certificate; our products are labeled accordingly and handled in ways to ensure their integrity.
The receipt with your order has our certification number and is your certificate that what you purchased is organic. Please keep it for your records.
We are handling live plant material. We sometimes have short crops and failed lots. We do occasionally substitute conventional varieties unless you note otherwise. Please see our substitution policy.