'Cara' is a Potato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum tuberosum. Cara grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Cara is known for growing to a height of approximately 3.90 feet (that's 1.20 metres in metric).
Chile is believed to be where Cara originates from.
Cara 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 'Cara'
Growing Cara from seed
Potatoes are generally grown from the eyes of another potato and not from seed.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 5.85 inches (15.0 cm).
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Cara about 14 days before your last frost date.
Potato 'Cara' information
How long does Cara take to grow?
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When should I sow Cara?
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The English word potato comes from Spanish patata.
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