The 'Adirondack' varieties are unsh are purple and the skin may be slightly netted. The Finnish Seed Potato Centre Ltd (SPK) is a leading Finnish company specialising in the production of seed potato. Keitetty Blue Congo on vaaleampi kuin raaka. Probable synonyms: Blue Congo (Blaue Kongo, Blaue Schweden), Congo Blue, Purple Congo, Nova Scotia Blue, Blue of Sweden, Fenton Blue, Himalayan Black, Black Russian, Davis Purple, Eureka Purple, Purple Mountain, Shaw #7. There is more to three options in the potato world. Raakana perunat ovat tumman violetteja, keitettyinä vaaleampia ja sinisempiä. Origin of the variety is unknown. Midnight Moon has nearly purple skin and a moist, golden yellow flesh. Colour is retained when cooked, making great looking chips and potato salad. Baking or Russet and red, sometimes gold is all I knew growing up. A lot of people I imagine are the same way. The activities of PP were evaluated at a dose of 165 mg/kg body weight (b.w.) This study was designed to evaluate the effects of purple potato extract of the Blue Congo variety (PP) on diabetes and its antioxidant activities after two-week administration tostreptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. It is a small cylindrical waxy potato with unusual purple-black, shiny skin and purple flesh. Add some colour to your plate. Nicola. The variety is cultivated in northern areas of Finland. Tuber dormancy is short. Congo is a late heritage variety that is valued for its rich purple colour and waxy flesh. Puikula. Congo had average to below average yields at the two growing sites, with .61 kg/plant in Victoria and .53 kg/plant in Caledon. Lot of anthocyanins. This study, thus, aimed to demonstrate the anti-diabetic activity and antioxidant status of purple potato extract from the Blue Congo variety (PP) in Wistar rats with diabetes induced by streptozotocin. Purple Potatoes Nutrition These varieties of potatoes are rich in fiber and protein , but relatively low in … … It is likely that yields would have been higher in Caledon had the potatoes been left to grow through to maturity. Many years ago my potato world was pretty limited. All Blue potato, also known as Russian Blue, Blue Marker, Congo, and several other names, is a heritage potato with a characteristic deep purple skin and a purple flesh streaked with white. Current Facts Purple potatoes, botanically classified as Solanum tuberosum, is a general name encompassing dozens of heirloom and conventional varieties including Purple Peruvian, All Blue, Congo, Vitilette, and Purple Majesty. Discussion. Purple potatoes can be used as novel sources of natural colorants and antioxidants for human health, e.g., in managing hyperglycemia. The 'Adirondack Blue' is a potato variety with blue flesh and skin with a slight purple tint, released by Cornell University potato breeders Robert Plaisted, Ken Paddock, and Walter De Jong in 2003. The European Cultivated Potato Database: Blo Kongo Sivua on viimeksi muutettu 16. kesäkuuta 2020 kello 17.41. I hear more and more people asking for purple potatoes. Potatoes 'Purple Congo' Solanum spp. The tubers can be used for chips, but cannot be chipped from cold storage. Blue Congo. Some of the most popular cultivars of purple potatoes include the blue Congo potato, the “all blue”, lavender, blue cloud, and purple Peruvian fingerling. Not to Norfolk Island, SA, TAS or WA Heirloom potato bred before 1895, easily the hardiest potato we have ever grown. If this is not confusing enough, in Europe, there are two Congo cultivars (homonyms). Purple potatoes are available year-round, with peak season in the fall. Red, sometimes gold is all I knew growing up, golden yellow.! 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