Red Potato Recipes

AC Peregrine Red

Tubers are oval, with smooth red skin and shallow eyes which are evenly distributed. The eyebrows are not prominent,and it has cream coloured flesh. (1)

  • Origin & Breeding:bred from the cross (ND372-2R x ND223-8R) made in 1985 at the North Dakota State University and selected by the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge Research Center, Alberta.
  • Maturity:mid-season


High yielding variety with medium number of tubers per plant. Medium specific gravity. Medium dormancy period. Good storability.

  • Utilization:low after cooking discolouration and low boiling sloughing; suitable for general consumption.
  • Chief Market:fresh market.


  • Plants:medium, semi-erect growth; thick stems, moderately pigmented; prominent straight single wings; nodes moderately swollen, pigmented.
  • Leaves:medium green, mid-open, pubescent; petioles and midribs moderately pigmented.
    Terminal leaflets: medium ovate; tip acuminate; base truncate and symmetrical.
    Primary leaflets: four pairs; medium ovate; tip acuminate, base truncate and asymmetrical.
  • Flowers:numerous; intense blue-violet with a very prominent star; orange anthers; flower buds persistent, highly pigmented; medium berry production.
  • Tubers:oval; smooth red skin; shallow eyes, evenly distributed; eyebrows not prominent; cream coloured flesh.
  • Sprouts:spherical; strongly pubescent; very strong red-violet pigmentation at the base; apex weakly pigmented.


Moderately resistant:early blight.
Moderately susceptible:common scab, verticillium wilt.
Susceptible:late blight. (2)



  1. ^ CFIA; Lynch, et al., Am. J. Potato Res. 78:333 337 (2001). (ND2937 3)
  2. ^ Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
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