Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'Mountain Rose' PVP
Height: 18 - 24 inches.
Spacing: 10 inches apart in rows 30 - 36 inches apart.
Depth: 3 - 5 inches.
Spread: 12 - 15 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
Yield: High yields.
Foliage: Green foliage.
Fruit: Deep purple color inside and out.
Days To Maturity: 70 days. Early season variety.
Form: Annual. Vining.
Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Seed Count: 2 lbs. of seed potatoes will make approximately 10 - 15 potato sets when cut.
Size: 2 lb. bag
Comments: Brand new potato from Colorado- deep purple inside & out! HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS! Excellent for uniquely colored fries & potato chips, also great for baking, mashing & 4th of July potato salad. Unabale to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, ID, MT, PR.
Serve Purple Majesty Potatoes at your next casual get-together and see them come back for more of these buttery tasting spuds. The dark purple, wine-colored skin and flesh of these potatoes shows you they're packed full of antioxidants. The early season Solanum tuberosum 'Purple Majesty' plants produce a high yield after their 70 day maturity period.
Grow potato plants in the full sun, placing the seed potatoes at a depth of 3 to 5 inches in well-drained soil. A space of 10 inches should separate each plant, and the rows need to be 30 to 36 inches apart. Thriving in zones 3 to 9, these purple potatoes should be rotated in a 3-year crop cycle for best results. They prefer slightly acidic soil with a pH of 5.0 to 6.0.
Celebrate the Fourth of July by introducing the deep purple-blue color of the holiday with delicious purple potato salad combined with lashings of mayonnaise and sour cream. Serve deep-fried purple potato chips at your next barbecue and watch the snack get a royal welcome. Mash the taters with roasted, minced shallots or garlic for a healthy, generously sized side dish. Select Purple Majesty potatoes for a magnificent spread.
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