Solanum tuberosum 'Dunluce'

Solanum tuberosum ‘Dunluce’

Potato

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Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

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Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

  • Botanical name: Solanum tuberosum 'Dunluce'
  • Common name: Potato
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Solanum tuberosum ‘Dunluce’ is a first early potato, bearing large oval tubers with white skin and creamy flesh. Tubers are perfect for boiling, baking and mashing, but they can also be chipped.

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Grow Solanum tuberosum ‘Dunluce’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. For best results dig over the soil well and incorporate plenty of compost or rotted manure before planting. Water the tubers thoroughly two weeks before lifting. 

How to grow Solanum 'Dunluce'

  • Plant size

    75cm height

    75cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does not fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

Solanum 'Dunluce' and wildlife

Solanum 'Dunluce' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Solanum 'Dunluce' poisonous?

Solanum 'Dunluce' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People