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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.

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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

Whataroa taewa potato crops

Whataroa taewa potato plantings

CHITTED whataroa
CHITTED whataroa
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Whataroa taewa potato harvests

Whataroa potatoes (taewa)
Whataroa potatoes (taewa)
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Whataroa harvest
Whataroa harvest
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Whataroa seed potatoes
Whataroa seed potatoes
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Whataroa taewa potato seeds

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CHITTED whataroa
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Whataroa seed potatoes
Whataroa seed potatoes
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Whataroa seed potatoes
Whataroa seed potatoes
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Crop Map

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What people are saying about Whataroa taewa potato

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...

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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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Tonight's dinner was..

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Corn beef, with [whataroa potato](crop) mash, [mustard](crop) sauce, and steamed [spinach santana](crop).

Whataroa taewa potato mustard spinach Santana
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