Solanum tuberosum 'Lady Christl'

Solanum tuberosum ‘Lady Christl’

Potato

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

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Solanum tuberosum ‘Lady Christl’ is a fairly recent introduction, bearing high, early yields of waxy tubers with glossy skin and a fantastic flavour. The tubers are perfect for boiling and using as new potatoes or in salads. 

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Grow Solanum tuberosum ‘Lady Christl’ 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 'Lady Christl'

  • 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

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Solanum 'Lady Christl' and wildlife

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

Is Solanum 'Lady Christl' poisonous?

Solanum 'Lady Christl' 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