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Te Māori Taewa Potato

Te Māori Taewa Potato has been planted 1 time by Growstuff members.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

20 weeks

First harvest expected

20 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

20 weeks after planting

Photos

Te māori taewa potato plantings

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Te māori taewa potato harvests

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Te māori taewa potato seeds

Saved tubers for summer
Saved tubers for summer
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Sunniness

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Harvested for

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Varieties

Crop Map

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What people are saying about Te Māori taewa potatoes

The year of the potatoes

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[Potatoes and taewa](https://flic.kr/p/2ioVEEy) ![Potatoes and taewa](https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49486191516_bb0a920ea9.jpg) This year i grew ELEVEN types of potato over summer.. [Waiporoporo Taewa Potato](crop) that were [ready early](/plantings/shiny-front-lawn-pots-and-potato...

waiporoporo taewa potatoes agria potatoes purple heart potatoes huakaroro taewa potatoes Te Māori taewa potatoes scots potatoes moemoe taewa potatoes pink fir apple heirloom potatoes Robyn Adair potatoes Whataroa taewa potato Stewart island potatoes urenika taewa potatoes
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Taewa (Pre-european potato)

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Generally, "Taewa" is the term used for potatoes that have been in New Zealand since before 1800, and cultivated by Maori people - but the word can be used for all potatoes. The [kūmara](crop) is a distant cousin of the potato. Both the taewa and the kūmara come from South America. Where and ...

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New website features (release 55)

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If you notice any bugs or think of new features please let us know on [our github](https://github.com/issues) or comment here. We've got new crop cards on [browsing crops](https://growstuff.org/crops) or a [planting](https://www.growstuff.org/plantings/shiny-indoors-tomato-75b2e492-9f71-42f6-...

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New look, new features

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If you notice any bugs or think of new features please let us know on [our github](https://github.com/issues) or comment here. We've got new crop cards on [browsing crops](https://growstuff.org/crops) or a [planting](https://www.growstuff.org/plantings/shiny-indoors-tomato-75b2e492-9f71-42f6-...

lettuces sunray tomatoes Te Māori taewa potatoes eggplants radishes
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Heirloom potatoes in "The Home Garden" from 1953

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["The Home Garden"](http://teaohou.natlib.govt.nz/journals/teaohou/issue/Mao04TeA/c33.html) from 1953 mentions the following Riwai/[taewa](crop) In the home garden potatoes for early planting should first be set to sprout in a light, frost free airy position. Well-sprouted tubers can be plante...

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How to grow Te Māori taewa potatoes

Grown for: tuber (1)


Te Māori taewa potato is a variety of potato

Scientific names

None known.

Alternate names

taewa
riwai
rīwai
Maori potato

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