Solanum tuberosum ‘Sarpo Mira’


  • Botanical name: Solanum tuberosum 'Sarpo Mira'
  • Common name: Potato
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
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Maincrop potato varieties occupy the ground longer than other kinds, but produce the heaviest yields, often with very large tubers, perfect for baking.


Blight resistant Solanum tuberosum ‘Sarpo Mira’ produces huge crops of large, red-skinned, floury potatoes late in the potato season. The versatile tubers are suitable for use in all types of cooking, and they store well into winter.


Solanum tuberosum ‘Sarpo Mira’ is ialso resistant to slugs, and its dense mass of foliage suppresses weed growth. It grows easily in all soil types.

How to grow Solanum 'Sarpo Mira'

  • Plant size

    75cm height

    75cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic / boggy

Plant calendar

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Do not Harvest in January

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Solanum 'Sarpo Mira' and wildlife

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

Is Solanum 'Sarpo Mira' poisonous?

Solanum 'Sarpo Mira' can be toxic.

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No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People