'Harvest Moon' Potato - 2 Pound Bag

'Harvest Moon' Potato - 2 Pound Bag
'Harvest Moon' Potato - 2 Pound Bag

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This mid-season gourmet variety produces generous crops purple potatoes
SKU 29531
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Key Characteristics

2 - 10

Sun / Shade

Full Sun

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / 'Harvest Moon' Potato - 2 Pound Bag

Days to Maturity: 85 to 100

The 'Harvest Moon' Potato, a tuber vegetable, is a unique variety that produces round potatoes with an alluring dark purple skin that's both velvety and resistant to cracking. Inside, you'll find creamy, golden yellow flesh that offers a nutty flavor and a waxy texture. With low starch content, these potatoes are perfect for baking, frying, boiling, or mashing, and they retain their vibrant color when cooked. They're also rich source of dietary fiber, magnesium, potassium, and antioxidants, including anthocyanin and carotenoids.

Belonging to the nightshade family (Solanaceae), the 'Harvest Moon' Potato is an herbaceous perennial that's typically cultivated as an annual. This medium-sized, semi-erect plant produces light blue flowers and yields a generous crop of potatoes, with a high resistance to scab, promising a healthy harvest.

For optimal growth, plant these potatoes in a sunny spot with fertile, well-drained soil that has an acidic pH. Keep the soil evenly moist until the flowering stage, then reduce watering by half for the best texture and flavor.

As a cool-season vegetable, potato is one of the first to be planted in the garden. Direct sow in early spring, 2 to 3 weeks before the last frost date, as it requires cold temperatures to germinate and grow and can tolerate moderate frost.

Seed Potato Definition:
A tuber that has several eyes whose purpose is to be planted.
Genetically identical to the parent potato.
A faster way to grow potatoes vs seed.
Guaranteed virus free and disease free stock.

2-pound bag of tubers, plants 20 to 25 feet of row.

Product Details

Item Form Bareroot
Genus Solanum
Species tuberosum
Variety 'Harvest Moon'
Product Classification Vegetables
Habit Upright
USDA Zone Low 2
USDA Zone High 10
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Bloom Color Purple
Bloom Season Start Early Summer
Foliage Color Medium Green
Uses Cuisine, Vines and Climbers
Zone 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
State Shipping Restrictions AK, CO, FL, GU, ID, ME, MN, MT, NE, NV, PR, VI

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