Seed Potato 'Spunta'

Solanum tuberosum

The most popular potato in Italy, this is the potato with a cult following! An early, high yielding variety, eat as “new” or store up to 2 months.

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Seed Potato 'Spunta'

If you're looking for an impressive crop of spuds, from small things, big things grow, and these potatoes can grow big, up to 540 grams! The huge oblong shape makes it the best spud for chips - but we like it any which way. An early all-rounder. Determinate, harvest in 70-100 days. Packed under licence from VICSPA

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All potatoes can be grown in the soil, in towers and even grow bags. INDETERMINATE POTATOES: In the case of indeterminate potatoes, they produce their crop along their growing stem, just like tomatoes; the only difference is that tomatoes grow above the soil, fruiting along the exposed stem upward; while potatoes crop below the soil, so the stem must be continually covered up in order to produce viable tubers. These are often your most prolific, late harvest varieties needing around 90-120 days to reach maturity. DETERMINATE POTATOES: Determinate potatoes, like determinate tomatoes, grow to a set height and produce a reliable crop of tubers without the need for covering their developing stem. Simply plant around 10cm deep and they will produce a single layer of potatoes below the soil surface. These are usually early, cropping potatoes, maturing in just 50-70 days. For more information on growing potatoes, visit: www.diggers.com.au/growing-potatoes.

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