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Solanum tuberosum ‘Ulster Sceptre potato’

Potato

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Solanum tuberosum ‘Ulster Sceptre potato’ (Potato). This variety has oval shaped potatoes, and the flesh is white and it will produce a high yield.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Deciduous, Semi-evergreen or Evergreen, Vegetable

Origin

Western S. America

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in Early summer. Harvesting may end in Mid summer.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Potato blight, wireworm, softrot, common scab dry rot and slugs.

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