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Solanum tuberosum 'Purple Viking'


Solanum tuberosum 'Purple Viking' is a delicious edible potato with lavender blooms, smooth purple skin, and white flesh.

Solanum tuberosum 'Purple Viking' is a delicious, multipurpose edible potato with lavender blooms, smooth purple skin, and white flesh. Said to produces huge yields with varying sizes depending when harvested. Adaptable in a variety of soils, however will produce more in nice loose sand or silt. Also can be grown in large pots. Plants are small enough to interplant with other vegetables. Plant in early spring while soil is still cool. Hilling up potato plants will increase yields. Matures within 80-100 days.

Common Name: Potato

Family: Solanaceae (The Deadly Nightshade Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Annual

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

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