Pink Fir Apple
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'Pink Fir Apple' potatoes
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'Pink Fir Apple' is a maincrop potato variety with a pink skin and cream, waxy flesh. It has a long, knobbly shape. Originally, it was imported to the UK from France in 1850. In 1996, it was crossed with the 'Désirée' variety to form the 'Anya' potato for Sainsbury's supermarkets. 
- Blooming colours are blue-violet, mauve taupe and light pastel purple.
- Blooms are about 2.5cm in diameter at full maturity.
- The flowers are in single form normally with 5 pedals.
- Knobby shape making it hard to peel.
- Grows to about 1.2m in height.
- "Potato Seed Catalogue 2005". Irish Seed Saver Association. 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2012.
- "The European Cultivated Potato Database". europotato.org. 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2012.
- "Pink Fir Apple 1850". heritage-potatoes.co.uk. 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2012.
- "Anya Seed Potaoes". how-to-grow-potatoes.co.uk. 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
- Paul R. Wonning Gardener's Guide to Growing Potatoes in the Vegetable Garden: Growing a potato garden for beginners or veterans (2015), p. 27, at Google Books
- "Pink Fir Apple". Folia. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
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