Potato
Solanum tuberosum 'Alpha'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: tuberosum (too-ber-OH-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Alpha
Hybridized by Dorst
Registered or introduced: 1919
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Tuber Type:

Hybrid Tuber

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Days to Maturity:

101 to 110 days

111 to 120 days

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Skin Color:

Buff

Skin Texture:

Smooth

Flesh Color:

Yellow

Tuber Shape:

Oval

Round

Tuber Size:

Large

Very Large

Typical Yield:

Medium

Many

Texture:

Moist (multi-purpose)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 13, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Introduced in 1919 by J.C. Dorst (Holland).