It looks like I forgot to post back May the type and numbers of potatos we planted. Since I am about to talk about what we harvested, it would be a good idea to do that first!

Potatos Veg4 planted Saturday 2017 May 27th
Start at Western end, the row runs north south
yukon gold x12
kennebec x6 norland 2 rows x3
green mountain x6
warba x6
blue victor x6
white rose x6
irish cobbler x6
morning glory x6
9 types in total, 60 hills in total
Harvested on Saturday 2017 Sept 30.
These have been in bins for a week now, drying down a bit before we clean, weigh and store them.


Warba, not a bad harvest but most are mutant shaped. We will not be growing these out next year.

Green Mountain

Green Mountain, very poor harvest. Will not be growing these next year.


Kennebec, not bad harvest

White Rose

White Rose, poor harvest but we will try one more year with these.


Norland, average harvest

Blue Victor

Blue Victor, good harvest

Morning Glory

Morning Glory, average harvest

Yukon Gold

Yukon Gold

Yukon Gold

Yukon Gold – excellent harvest

Irish Cobbler

Irish Cobbler – excellent harvest

After the fact, after the cleaning, we weighed them and divided by the number of hills to get an average yield.
From best to worst.
1. Morning Glory 6 hills, 22 lbs, 3.7 lbs/hill
2. Irish Cobbler 6 hills, 21 lbs, 3.5 lbs/hill
3. Blue Victor 6 hills, 18.5lbs, 3.1 lbs/hill
4. Yukon Gold 12 hills, 24 lbs, 2.0 lbs/hill
5. Norland 6 hills, 10 lbs, 1.6 lbs/hill
6. Warba 6 hills, 5.5 lbs, 0.9 lbs/hill
7. kennebec 6 hills, 5.0 lbs, 0.8 lbs/hill
8. white rose 6 hills, 2.0 lbs, 0.35 lbs/hill
9. green mountain 6 hills, 1.5 lbs, 0.25 lbs/hill