Variety country of origin: United Kingdom
Planting, maturity and harvest times
Purple Magic is a mid-season maturing variety. Plant this variety in mid-May for a late August/early September harvest. 90-105 days till maturity. Space 30 cm (12”) apart. It grows well in gardens and containers alike. Add nutrients/fertilizer at planting time.
Purple Magic is quite a versatile potato suitable for different applications. It has a slightly dry floury texture with a great taste (not bitter like some purple varieties). This variety works well for home fries, roasting, chips, or in a colourful potato salad. Purple Magic holds its colour well after boiling, roasting and frying.
Approximately 5 months at 6 degrees Celsius.