The potato is a staple in the Irish diet and a vital part of meals in several parts of the world. There are many ways to cook the potato, from mashed potatoes to fried to baked.
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: SEED POTATOES: Early varieties can be planted outdoors as soon as soil can be worked; cut seed potatoes so there are 2-3 eyes per seed; dig trenches 6? wide, 6? deep, and 30-36? apart.
Fall: SEEDS: Plant 15 weeks before first frost date.
Preferred Growing Climate: Cool but frost-free season
Planting Depth: 4-6?
Plant Spacing: 10-15?
Days to Germinate: 10-15 days
Days to Harvest: 70-100 days
Pairs Well With:
Broccoli, tomatoes, onions, turkey, gravy
Amount per 100 grams
% Daily Value*
Total fat: 0.1 g ? ?0%
Saturated fat: 0 g ? ?0%
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg ? ?0%
Sodium: 6 mg ? ?0%
Potassium: 421 mg ? ?12%
Total Carbohydrate: 17 g ? ?5%
Dietary fiber: 2.2 g ? ?8%
Sugar: 0.8 g
Protein: 2 g ? ?4%
Vitamin A: 0% ? ?Vitamin C: 32%
Calcium: 1% ? ?Iron: 4%
Vitamin D: 0% ? ?Vitamin B-6: 15%
Vitamin B-12: 0% ? ?Magnesium: 5%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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