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Waiporoporo Taewa Potato Solanum tuberosum

Waiporoporo Taewa Potato has been planted 2 times by Growstuff members.

Waiporoporo Maori seed potatoes have a light purple mottled skin and a smooth creamy flesh. They grow a medium sized very firm potato that is excellent for boiling, salads, chips and roasting.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

17 weeks

First harvest expected

17 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

18 weeks after planting

Photos

Waiporoporo taewa potato plantings

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Waiporoporo taewa potato harvests

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Crop Map

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What people are saying about waiporoporo 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...

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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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How to grow waiporoporo taewa potatoes

Grown for: tuber (4)


waiporoporo taewa potato is a variety of potato

Scientific names

Solanum tuberosum

Alternate names

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