Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum tuberosum 'Purple Majesty'), Purple Majesty is a variety of Potato.
From Ronniger Potato Farm: “Another brand new potato variety from Dr. Holm in Colorado along with Mountain Rose. This one is a purple inside and out potato, also bred to be a fry type potato and tastes great baked or boiled. Very nice uniformity and yield.”
This from Maine Potato Lady:
“Majestic purple flesh inside satiny purple skin beautifully describes this newly-released variety from Colorado. All Blue crossed with white fleshed chipping variety has produced a potato exceptionally high in anthocyanins, an antioxidant. Oblong tubers make stunning chips or fries. Resistant to most viruses, susceptible to fusarium dry rot. Ideal for early market or summer eating; good for short-term storage only.”
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Purple Majesty 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 Purple Majesty have been kindly provided by our members.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Purple Majesty about 14 days before your last frost date.
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