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Solanum tuberosum 'Charlotte'

Salad potato

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Key information

Plant type

Vegetable

Hardiness

Half hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Maxine Adcock, copyright GAP Photos (150604)

Plant details

Charlotte' is a favourite salad potato and a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit winner. It produces very early crops of potatoes which have creamy yellow flesh that remains firm on cooking. As well as being excellent in salads, they also make great small jacket potatoes. They are uniform in shape and up to 50 per cent larger than other salad varieties.

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Solanum

Species: tuberosum

Cultivar: Charlotte

Plant type: Vegetable

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist, Sandy

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 75cm

Spread: 75cm


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