Cara Potato Seed - Main Crop...

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cara potato seed

Pinkish Red Eyed Beauty Soft Moist Flesh.

Cara potato seed is a popular round pink eyed, very high yielding and vigorous variety - a tough guy for the allotment for its weed suppressing foliage, disease and damage resistance.

Smooth tubers with shallow eyes and soft moist white waxy flesh make it perfect for the show-bench. Produces large attractive tubers.

Very disease and slug resistant especially against foliage and tuber blight. Withstands drought conditions and stores well.

Cara potato seed

Waxy potatoes are firmer and hold their shape. Floury potatoes are softer and break up more easily. The potato varieties mentioned on this web site are suggestions only and there are many more available

1 is WAXY and 9 is FLOURY

Texture 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Useful for:

  • Jacket Potatoes
  • Boiled Potatoes
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Roast Potatoes
  • Saut├ęd Potatoes

Pest and Disease Resistance

The numbers given for pest or disease susceptibility or resistance are to be read as indicators. Factors like soil, crop maturity and skin thickness can affect the outcome of these readings - they are only a guide... don't get hung up.

1 is Susceptible and 9 is Resistant

Blt 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

CS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

              Susceptible             Resistant               Partially Resistant

Blt = Potato Blight
CS = Common Scab
PCN = Potato Cyst Nematode 

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