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Potato 'Desiree'

Late Season. Desiree has beautiful rose colored skin with eyes that are easy to peel and creamy-yellow gourmet quality flesh. This long, oval potato has a distinctive flavor and is a good all around cooking potato. While it is disease resistant, it is susceptible to leaf blight. This prolific producer is quite popular in Europe.

OG Desiree Potato. (2017, August 24). Retrieved from

This planting is in the 南向花園 garden .

Purchased from Sky Nursery

Latest Milestone Transplanted

Quantity: 1

Plant Potato Solanum tuberosum 3597
Variety Desiree 81


Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Desiree normally grows to a max height of 3.90 feet (that's 1.20 metres metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has full sun light - try to position in a partial sun location instead.

Remember to water moderately.

A soil ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 is ideal for Potato 'Desiree' as it does best in acidic soil so test your soil acidity often.

More information about Potato 'Desiree' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Potato 'Desiree' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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