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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

19 weeks

First harvest expected

19 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

19 weeks after planting

Photos

Whataroa taewa potato crops

Whataroa taewa potato plantings

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Whataroa taewa potato harvests

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Whataroa taewa potato seeds

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Crop Map

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What people are saying about Whataroa taewa potato

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) ...

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

How to grow Whataroa taewa potato

Grown for: tuber (1)


Whataroa taewa potato is a variety of Māori potato

Scientific names

None known.

Alternate names

Whataroa taewa potato harvests