Potato Violetta

Potato Violetta

Variety name: Potato Violetta

Bred by: Ellenberg’s Kartoffelvielfalt GmbH & Co KG

Breeder: Karsten Ellenberg

Seed purchase: Ellenberg’s Kartoffelvielfalt GmbH & Co KG

Variety description

The waxy potato variety Violetta combines a pleasant and strong taste with a shapely, long-oval tuber. Violetta is a purple-skinned, purple-fleshed, medium-early potato variety. It has a high content of anthocyanins, these vegetable pigments can be beneficial to health. The variety is very robust against iron spot and black spot.

Growing recommendations

Please check the seed retailer's website.

Additional information

This variety is a newly bred, organic variety. It was cultivated under organic conditions from the start, so that it is optimally adapted to organic cultivation. Varieties that carry the bioverita label are reproducible because they are open pollinated. They offer commercial gardeners an alternative to hybrid seed.