Black Champion

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Black Champion
SpeciesSolanum tuberosum
CultivarBlack Champion
OriginIreland, pre 1936

Black Champion is a variety of potato with purple skin colour that produces round, flattened tubers. [1] Davidson (1936) described this as an old variety found growing in the Midlands of Ireland but of no commercial value. Noted by Kehoe (1986) as being unique to the Irish potato collection.[2]


  1. ^ Irish Seed Savers Spring 2010 Seed List
  2. ^ "Potato Varieties of Historical Interest in IReland" (PDF). Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Retrieved 14 January 2011.