Whataroa Taewa Potato
How to sow Whataroa taewa potato: chit tubers then sow into garden after frosts have passed.
Whataroa Taewa Potato has been planted 2 times by Growstuff members.
Pre-european potato from Aotearoa New Zealand. (Taewa) Produces large, irregular, round to oblong shaped potatoes with a light purple and cream blotchy skin and yellow waxy, firm flesh with purple streaks throughout. Great for making oven-baked chips or steamed or in a hangi. Holds shape in slow cookers, or in a curry. A heavy cropper and a good keeper.
Median lifespan19 weeks
First harvest expected19 weeks after planting
Last harvest expected19 weeks after planting
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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) ...
How to grow Whataroa taewa potato
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Whataroa taewa potato is a variety of Māori potato