Seed Swaps

Solanum tuberosum - Purple Majesty

From potatoes bought at a supermarket. They had good shoots on them so I decided to give them a try.

This planting has been archived (Harvested).

Purchased from Sainsburys

Latest Milestone Harvesting

Quantity: 2

Plant Potato Solanum tuberosum 3598


Care Instructions

Look to ensure a distance 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - cover at a depth of at least 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) deep if you are going to sow this directly in the garden.

Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Potato 'Purple Majesty' is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (that's 3.90 feet in imperial).

Potato 'Purple Majesty' tends to enjoys a partial sun position, which is ideal for your garden's sun profile.

Remember to water moderately.

Ensure your soil has a ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 as Potato 'Purple Majesty' is a acidic soil loving plant.

More information about Solanum tuberosum - Purple Majesty is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Solanum tuberosum - Purple Majesty Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Harvest Tally

3.0 handful

Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived


  • 29 Jun 2011

    Harvesting day 131

    2.0 x handful

  • 21 Jun 2011

    Harvesting day 123

    Stalks dying down so a few reasonable sized tubers dug out

    1.0 x handful

  • 16 May 2011

    Mulching day 87

    Earthing up

  • 29 Mar 2011

    Sprouting day 39

  • 18 Feb 2011

    Sown day 0




Folia Helper

United Kingdom8b

Hurrah for successful supermarket plantings! is a slave to Morrisons

Posted on 30 Jun 11 (about 8 years ago)

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