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
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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