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Caribe' Seed Potato

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Item #145444, Bare-root.
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Description

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Caribe’ is an exceptional variety of new potato that produces very early. They are ready to be dug in just 70 days after planting! The lustrous purple skin covers creamy white flesh. Its waxy, mid-dry texture makes it suitable for mashing, boiling, baking, or frying.

Caribe new potatoes pump out heavy yields of large tubers. This heavy producer stores very well and will keep all winter. Caribe’ are easy to grow, drought tolerant and have a moderate resistance to late blight and scab. Certified Organic by MOFGA Certification Services, LLC.

  • Available for spring shipping only.
  • Last day to order seed potatoes is May 20
  • Seed potatoes will ship separately from the rest of your order. In the best interest of the plants, seed potatoes begin shipping on February 8 to the warmer parts of the country. Shipping will continue through Early June for colder parts of the country.

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Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will issue a one-time merchandise credit to your account equaling 125% of the original product purchase price. Read more about our warranty policy.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Purple
Fruit Size Large
Ripens/Harvest Matures In 70 Days
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 4.5 - 5.5
Texture Firm
Zone Range 3 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Pollination

Pollination is not required for this variety.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Shipping Information

Arrives when it's time to plant

Your success is our priority. We work hard to make sure that your order arrives at the ideal time for planting in your location based on your local climate conditions.

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
See my comment for Keuka Gold potato.
John L on Mar 12, 2021
This is my favorite potato not available in grocery stores. The skin is so beautiful, it's like finding easter eggs when I dig them up.
Allison S on Jan 26, 2021
See my comment for Keuka Gold potato.
John L on Mar 12, 2021
Looks different
Darwin P on Feb 16, 2021
This is my favorite potato not available in grocery stores. The skin is so beautiful, it's like finding easter eggs when I dig them up.
Allison S on Jan 26, 2021
Just to try something new.
virginia g on Jan 8, 2021
Looks different
Darwin P on Feb 16, 2021
Just to try something new.
virginia g on Jan 8, 2021
About how many plants come from one pound?
Cindy M on Jan 8, 2021
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. On average, one pound of seed potatoes should yield about 10 pounds of edible potatoes.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
Are these indeterminate (need building) or determinate (no building of soil around growing plants)?
Kandy M on Jan 8, 2021
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. These are of the determinate family and are fast growing.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
What does Quantity 1 mean in order page.Does this represent a weight or quantity of starters?
Charlie S on Jan 9, 2021
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. Quantity is referring to how many of that specified item is in your cart or on your order if already placed.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
Yield?
john d on Jan 8, 2021
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. On average, one pound of seed potatoes should yield about 10 pounds of edible potatoes and One pound of seed potatoes should plant a 5- to 8-foot rows.

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