Kennebec is a large premium variety of russet potatoes, and it looks very pretty with its light tan skin, nice uniform appearance and attractive white fleshy insides. The skin is thin so it peels quickly and it's a nice oval potato so it is more attractive on the plate than some other irregularly shaped ones. It is an easily grown main crop potato, the plant has a high and dependable yield of large potatoes, it resists blight and other diseases well, and the potatoes winter very well for a long storage time.
Kennebec potato is a popular all-purpose white potato with smooth skin and texture and white flesh.
Widely grown for potato chips, its versatility in the kitchen and ease with which it is grown has made Kennebec the favorite potato for home gardeners in North America
Easy to grow
Very disease resistant