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PlantFiles: 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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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

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Skin Texture:

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Tuber Shape:

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Typical Yield:

Dry (floury, mealy)


1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive curzio 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

Neutral Farmerdill 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.

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