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Carola Potato

A Delicious German Import

Main. Regarded by potato lovers as one of the best eating varieties available. This yellow-fleshed German cultivar has the taste and texture of delicious, delicate new potatoes even after months in storage. Great for all culinary uses, but our personal favorite for irresistible scalloped potatoes. Abundant yields, scab and disease resistance and excellent storage qualities ensure that Carola will find a welcome place in the home garden.



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  • Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'Carola'
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Spacing: 12-15 inches apart in rows 30-36 inches apart.
  • Depth: 3-5 inches deep.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun (at least 6 hours of direct sun).
  • Foliage: Medium green color with a medium texture.
  • Fruit: Oblong to round tubers with smooth yellowskin.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Form: Upright vining.
  • Soil Requirements: Prefers well-drained, light, deep, loose soil, high in organic matter. Perform best in acid soil with pH 4.8 - 5.5. Needs plentiful, consistent moisture during the growing season.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 2 lbs. of seed potatoes. If a seed potato is over 1 inch in diameter, you can cut them into pieces, leaving 1 - 2 eyes per piece. 2 lbs. of seed potatoes will make approximately 10 - 15 potato sets when cut and will plant a 15 foot row.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Comments: This yellow potato from Germany is heralded by potato lovers as one of the best. Produces an abundant basket of tubers under each hill. Oblong to round tubers with smooth yellow skin and flesh that has the texture, moisture and taste of a new potato even after months of storage in the root cellar. Boils, bakes, mashes and hashes that are out of this world as well as makes some of the best scalloped potatoes around.

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