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PlantFiles: Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Inca Treasure'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: tuberosum (too-ber-OH-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Inca Treasure
Additional cultivar information: (Highland cultivar)

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Tuber Type:
Hybrid Tuber
Landrace - Heritage

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Days to Maturity:
more than 120 days

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Skin Color:
Red
Yellow

Skin Texture:
Smooth

Flesh Color:
Yellow

Tuber Shape:
Round
Irregular

Tuber Size:
Small

Typical Yield:
Small

Texture:
Dry (floury, mealy)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral ducktrapper On Jul 19, 2009, ducktrapper from Grantsburg, WI wrote:

This appears to be a very small variety height-wise. Compared to the other potatoes I am growing, it is about 1/2 the size. Blooming late July here (a bit later than other varieties I grow, but not by much) and only about 12 inches tall.

Negative curzio On Dec 8, 2008, curzio from Kenosha, WI wrote:

Received tubers through SSE from Colorado ($5 for each 1" size tubers - the most expensive tubers in the world). This variety is very light (day lenght) sensitive - Ducktrapper, a Kenosha Potato Project member who lives a few hours further North had more success growing it as he has longer summer days than here in SE Wisconsin - I'm giving one more chance next year ... growing in a raised bed for higher soil temps.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grantsburg, Wisconsin



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