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Solanum tuberosum 'Red Pontiac'


Solanum tuberosum 'Red Pontiac' is a delicious edible potato with light purple blooms, thin red skin, shallow eyes, and sweet white flest.

Solanum tuberosum 'Red Pontiac' is a very popular, delicious, all purpose potato with thin red skin, shallow eyes, and sweet white flesh. Flowers are light purple with white tips. Awesome as a new potato (10 weeks to harvest) or 15 weeks (80-100 days) to maturity. Stores well. Produces round to oblong tubers. Plants are large, slightly spreading with thick stems. Plant in early spring while soil is still cool in the garden or large containers. Hilling up potato plants will increase yields.

Common Name: Potato

Family: Solanaceae (The Deadly Nightshade Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

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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