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Potato 'Vitelotte Noire'

Solanum tuberosum

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum tuberosum 'Vitelotte Noire'), Vitelotte Noire 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. Vitelotte Noire 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 Vitelotte Noire originates from.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Vitelotte Noire Potato is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Vitelotte Noire have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Vitelotte Noire

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Vitelotte Noire is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Planting Vitelotte Noire in loamy and clay soil with a ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Vitelotte Noire from seed

Potatoes are generally grown from the eyes of another potato and not from seed.

Aim to sow 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Vitelotte Noire about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Vitelotte Noire

As Vitelotte Noire is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Vitelotte Noire

Potato Vitelotte Noire Etymology

The English word potato comes from Spanish patata.

Other Names for Potato 'Vitelotte Noire'

Vitelette

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