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Potato 'Pentland Javelin'

Solanum tuberosum

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Pentland Javelin is part of the Solanum genus and is a Potato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum tuberosum 'Pentland Javelin'. Pentland Javelin grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Pentland Javelin 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 Pentland Javelin originates from.

Pentland Javelin Potato is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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

How to grow Pentland Javelin

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

A partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pentland Javelin is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Pentland Javelin requires a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 5.0 - 6.0 - it grows best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Pentland Javelin from seed

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

Ensure a distance of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 5.85 inches (15.0 cm).

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

Transplanting Pentland Javelin

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Pentland Javelin is a tender plant.

Harvesting Pentland Javelin

Potato Pentland Javelin Etymology

The English word potato comes from Spanish patata.

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