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Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Cara'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: tuberosum (too-ber-OH-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Cara
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Tuber Type:

Hybrid Tuber

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Days to Maturity:

111 to 120 days

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Skin Color:

White

Skin Texture:

Smooth

Flesh Color:

Cream

Tuber Shape:

Round

Tuber Size:

Medium

Typical Yield:

Many

Texture:

Dry (floury, mealy)

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 29, 2010, curzio from Kenosha, WI wrote:

I'm looking for this variety .. I found it was released in 1976 in Irland as a cross of Ulster Glade x A25/19 by Teagasc IPM Ltd. Now it is mainly grown in Southern Europe and Africa (and Israel) as it grows well in very dry conditions. I'm very interested to find it because I believe it will do well grown in bags (for more info on growing potato in bags google kenoshapotato.com)

Neutral

On Feb 9, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Stores very well and has good blight resistance. Expect a large yield of red eyed tubers with creamy flesh ideal for roasting and baking.