Solanum tuberosum 'Picasso'
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2 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Potato 'Picasso' Overview
This semi waxy or all purpose tuber is an early main crop variety that has a white skin with red eyes and a creamy coloured flesh. Introduced in the Netherlands in 1992 it produces uniform and attractive potatoes that store well. They do have a tendency to grow too big if left in the soil too long but do produce a high yield .
Common problems with Potato 'Picasso'
How to harvest Potato 'Picasso'
Wait to harvest until the leaves turn yellow towards the end of the growing season. Cut and the remove leaves, then leave tubers for 10 days in the ground before digging and storing in a dark frost free area.
How to propagate Potato 'Picasso'
In January or February chit seed potatoes in a cool light room (10C), When the ground is 50C (March/April) tubers can be planted in trenches 12.5cm deep and space tubers 60cm apart.
Special features of Potato 'Picasso'
For the best results grow in ground that has not been used for potatoes in the last two years.
Can be grown in large containers or potato bags.
Other uses of Potato 'Picasso'
All purpose potatoes can be baked, boiled, mashed and roasted.