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Robyn Adair Potato

Robyn Adair Potato has been planted 1 time by Growstuff members.

Early commercial variety. Now an heirloom potato, dating from the 1920s-1930s in Aotearoa New Zealand. A little irregular rose pink skin with white eyes, beautiful-looking, doesn't fall apart when cooked

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

18 weeks

First harvest expected

17 weeks after planting

Photos

Robyn adair potato crops

Robyn adair potato plantings

Robyn adair potato flower
Robyn adair potato flower
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Robyn adair potato harvests

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2020-02-11_05-05-48
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Potatoes and taewa
Potatoes and taewa
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Robyn adair potato seeds

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2020-02-11_05-05-48
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Crop Map

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What people are saying about Robyn Adair 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...

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Tales of the Robyn Adair potato

by shiny,

Tales of the [Robyn Adair potato](crop) "Another potato favourite is Robin Adair, It was popular in New Zealand during the 20s-40s, and was all but lost, really, and I can't remember where I got the seed from but someone gave it to me and they have taken off here. They are big potatoes. Last s...

Robyn Adair potatoes
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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...

Te Māori taewa potatoes Robyn Adair potatoes
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How to grow Robyn Adair potatoes

Grown for: tuber (2)


Robyn Adair potato is a variety of red potato

Scientific names

None known.

Alternate names

Robin Adair potato
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