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Potato 'Maris Piper'

Solanum tuberosum

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Maris Piper is a variety of Potato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum tuberosum 'Maris Piper'. 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. Maris Piper is known for growing to a height of approximately 3.90 feet (that's 1.20 metres in metric).

Maris Piper Potato is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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

How to grow Maris Piper

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Maris Piper is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Maris Piper needs a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Maris Piper 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 Maris Piper about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Maris Piper

Maris Piper is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Maris Piper

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