Pink Fir Apple

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Pink Fir Apple
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Pink Fir Apple potatoes
Species Solanum tuberosum
Cultivar 'Pink Fir Apple'
Origin France

Pink Fir Apple is a maincrop potato variety with a pink skin and cream, waxy flesh.[1] It has a long, knobbly shape. Originally imported to the UK from France in 1850.[2][3]

In 1996 it was crossed with the Désirée variety to form the Anya potato for Sainsbury's supermarkets[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Potato Seed Catalogue 2005". Irish Seed Saver Association. 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "The European Cultivated Potato Database". europotato.org. 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Pink Fir Apple 1850". heritage-potatoes.co.uk. 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Anya Seed Potaoes". how-to-grow-potatoes.co.uk. 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012.