Potato plant growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Solanum, Potato plant is perennial plant evergreen to deciduous plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+
Flower color is purple with yellow stamens grow in cluster.
Potato plant tubers
Tubers color can be: yellow, white, blue, purple and more, the peel mostly in the same color with darker brownish color tone, size can be from 1 to 20 cm.
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How to grow Potato plant growing and care:
Mulch, rich soil, well-drained soil, airy soil, slightly acid soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary or use vegetative reproduction in Potato plant?
Yes, but today private grower prefers to use seeds to get new verities
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Attract a lot of pests
Frost free autumn, winter, cold climate spring
Pests and diseases:
Phytophthora infestans, Potato plant leafroll virus, Potato plant beetle
How to prune:
No need to prune
Size of the plant?
40-60 cm, 16-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Purple flower with yellow stamens grow in cluster
Pollination is done by:
Information about Potato plant tuber:
Tubers color can be: yellow, white, blue, purple and more, the peel mostly in the same color with darker brownish color tone, size can be from 1 to 20 cm
When to pull up Potato plant’s tuber:
Autumn / Winter
Uses of Potato plant tuber:
Cooked, baked and more