Manistee is a second early to Maincrop maturing variety with attractive round tubers that has excellent chip processing ability from short term and long term storage. 


Utilization: Chip Market
Maturity: Maincrop (105-110 DAP), similar to Atlantic
Yield: High, equal to higher than Snowden
Skin Color: Dark tan, lightly netted
Flesh Color: Cream
Tuber Shape: Round 
Tuber Set: 10-12 
Dry Matter: 21.0-22.0%
Dormancy:  Medium, similar to Atlantic 

Variety Strengths: 

  • Moderate to high resistance to Common Scab
  • Excellent chipping from short term and long term storage, chips 3-4 weeks longer than Snowden
  • Very low incidence of Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Low incidence to Black spot Bruising, better than Snowden
  • Better flavor than Snowden
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