Red is part of the Solanum genus and is a Potato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum tuberosum 'Red'. 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. Red is known for growing to a height of approximately 3.90 feet (that's 1.20 metres in metric).
Red Potato is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Potato 'Red'
Growing Red from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red about 14 days before your last frost date.
Potato 'Red' information
How long does Red take to grow?
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