Potato 'King Edward'
Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum tuberosum 'King Edward'), King Edward is a variety of Potato. This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. King Edward is known for growing to a height of approximately 3.90 feet (that's 1.20 metres in metric). This variety tends to bloom in late summer.
Chile is believed to be where King Edward originates from.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, King Edward Potato is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Potato 'King Edward'
Growing King Edward from seed
Potatoes are generally grown from the eyes of another potato and not from seed.Sow at a depth of approx. 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between Potato plants.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing King Edward about 14 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting King Edward
Harvesting King Edward
Potato 'King Edward' information
How long does King Edward take to grow?
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The English word potato comes from Spanish patata.
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