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Purple Majesty Potato (Organic)

Purple Majesty Potato (Organic)

Packed Full of Antioxidants

Spring-Planted Certified Organic & Non-GMO Seed Potatoes

This purple inside and out potato is loaded with Anthocyanidins, nearly twice the amount found in any other produce item at a fraction of the cost.

  • 80+days, mid-season
  • Nice uniformity and yield
  • Great baked or fried
  • Certified seed & certified organic

Purple Majesty seed potatoes are a unique and vibrant addition to any garden. These potatoes, characterized by their deep purple skin and vibrant purple flesh, offer not only a stunning visual appeal but also a delightful culinary experience.

Distinctive Characteristics of Purple Majesty Seed Potatoes

  1. Striking Appearance: Purple Majesty potatoes are known for their striking appearance. The deep purple skin and vibrant, royal purple flesh make them stand out among the more common potato varieties. This visual appeal can add a pop of color to your garden and culinary creations.

  2. Rich Nutritional Profile: Like their more traditional potato counterparts, Purple Majesty potatoes offer a rich source of essential nutrients. They provide a good amount of vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, making them a nutritious addition to your diet.

  3. Unique Flavor Profile: Purple Majesty potatoes boast a slightly nutty and earthy flavor with a hint of sweetness. This distinctive taste can enhance a variety of dishes, making them a versatile option for culinary experimentation.

Planting and Growing Purple Majesty Seed Potatoes

Planting and cultivating Purple Majesty seed potatoes require attention to specific details to ensure a successful harvest. Here are some key steps to consider:

  1. Site Selection: Choose a well-drained garden bed with full sun exposure for planting your Purple Majesty potatoes. Good drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogged soil, which can lead to rot.

  2. Preparation: Prepare the soil by amending it with organic matter, such as compost, to improve its texture and fertility. Potatoes thrive in loose, well-aerated soil.

  3. Planting: Plant Purple Majesty seed potatoes in early spring, once the soil has warmed up. Dig trenches or individual holes, spacing the seed potatoes about 12 inches apart. Place the seed potatoes with the eyes facing up, cover them with soil, and water thoroughly.

  4. Hilling: As the potato plants grow, periodically hill up soil around the base of the plants. This helps protect developing tubers from sunlight, which can turn them green and produce toxic compounds.

  5. Watering and Maintenance: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Regular weeding and monitoring for pests are essential for a healthy crop.

Culinary Uses of Purple Majesty Potatoes

Purple Majesty potatoes can be used in a variety of culinary applications, bringing both visual appeal and unique flavor to your dishes. Here are some ways to incorporate them into your cooking:

  1. Mashed Potatoes: Purple Majesty potatoes make eye-catching mashed potatoes with their vibrant purple color. Combine them with butter, milk, and your favorite seasonings for a visually stunning side dish.

  2. Roasted Potatoes: Roasting Purple Majesty potatoes can intensify their flavor and maintain their striking color. Toss them in olive oil and herbs before roasting for a tasty and visually appealing side dish.

  3. Potato Salad: Add a pop of color to your potato salad by using Purple Majesty potatoes. Their nutty flavor and vibrant hue can make your salad stand out at picnics and gatherings.

  4. Gnocchi: Create beautiful and delicious gnocchi by incorporating Purple Majesty potatoes into the dough. Serve them with your favorite sauce for a memorable meal.

Purple Majesty seed potatoes are a distinctive addition to any garden. Their striking appearance, rich nutritional profile, and unique flavor make them a delightful choice for both gardening enthusiasts and culinary enthusiasts alike. By following proper planting and growing practices, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of these vibrant potatoes, ready to elevate your culinary creations with their eye-catching presence and delicious taste.

For more information, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing seed potatoes.

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Description

Spring-Planted Certified Organic & Non-GMO Seed Potatoes

This purple inside and out potato is loaded with Anthocyanidins, nearly twice the amount found in any other produce item at a fraction of the cost.

  • 80+days, mid-season
  • Nice uniformity and yield
  • Great baked or fried
  • Certified seed & certified organic

Purple Majesty seed potatoes are a unique and vibrant addition to any garden. These potatoes, characterized by their deep purple skin and vibrant purple flesh, offer not only a stunning visual appeal but also a delightful culinary experience.

Distinctive Characteristics of Purple Majesty Seed Potatoes

  1. Striking Appearance: Purple Majesty potatoes are known for their striking appearance. The deep purple skin and vibrant, royal purple flesh make them stand out among the more common potato varieties. This visual appeal can add a pop of color to your garden and culinary creations.

  2. Rich Nutritional Profile: Like their more traditional potato counterparts, Purple Majesty potatoes offer a rich source of essential nutrients. They provide a good amount of vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, making them a nutritious addition to your diet.

  3. Unique Flavor Profile: Purple Majesty potatoes boast a slightly nutty and earthy flavor with a hint of sweetness. This distinctive taste can enhance a variety of dishes, making them a versatile option for culinary experimentation.

Planting and Growing Purple Majesty Seed Potatoes

Planting and cultivating Purple Majesty seed potatoes require attention to specific details to ensure a successful harvest. Here are some key steps to consider:

  1. Site Selection: Choose a well-drained garden bed with full sun exposure for planting your Purple Majesty potatoes. Good drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogged soil, which can lead to rot.

  2. Preparation: Prepare the soil by amending it with organic matter, such as compost, to improve its texture and fertility. Potatoes thrive in loose, well-aerated soil.

  3. Planting: Plant Purple Majesty seed potatoes in early spring, once the soil has warmed up. Dig trenches or individual holes, spacing the seed potatoes about 12 inches apart. Place the seed potatoes with the eyes facing up, cover them with soil, and water thoroughly.

  4. Hilling: As the potato plants grow, periodically hill up soil around the base of the plants. This helps protect developing tubers from sunlight, which can turn them green and produce toxic compounds.

  5. Watering and Maintenance: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Regular weeding and monitoring for pests are essential for a healthy crop.

Culinary Uses of Purple Majesty Potatoes

Purple Majesty potatoes can be used in a variety of culinary applications, bringing both visual appeal and unique flavor to your dishes. Here are some ways to incorporate them into your cooking:

  1. Mashed Potatoes: Purple Majesty potatoes make eye-catching mashed potatoes with their vibrant purple color. Combine them with butter, milk, and your favorite seasonings for a visually stunning side dish.

  2. Roasted Potatoes: Roasting Purple Majesty potatoes can intensify their flavor and maintain their striking color. Toss them in olive oil and herbs before roasting for a tasty and visually appealing side dish.

  3. Potato Salad: Add a pop of color to your potato salad by using Purple Majesty potatoes. Their nutty flavor and vibrant hue can make your salad stand out at picnics and gatherings.

  4. Gnocchi: Create beautiful and delicious gnocchi by incorporating Purple Majesty potatoes into the dough. Serve them with your favorite sauce for a memorable meal.

Purple Majesty seed potatoes are a distinctive addition to any garden. Their striking appearance, rich nutritional profile, and unique flavor make them a delightful choice for both gardening enthusiasts and culinary enthusiasts alike. By following proper planting and growing practices, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of these vibrant potatoes, ready to elevate your culinary creations with their eye-catching presence and delicious taste.

For more information, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing seed potatoes.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, ID, PR, VI, GU

Shipping Weight: 1.28 lb

Dimensions: 7.0"L x 5.0"W x 5.0"H

Features

  • Container Compatible
  • Easily Established
  • For Baking (starchy)
  • Good for Beginners
  • Good Keeper
  • Roasting/Mashing (all-purpose)

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Flesh Color : Purple
Planting Time : Spring
Potato Size : Large
Skin Color : Purple
Organic Certifier: WSDA

Planting & Care

Planting Instructions:
  • One pound of seed potatoes will plant a row approximately 8' long with seed pieces spaced at 8 - 12" apart.
  • Plan on 1,200 lb/acre (600 lb of fingerlings) when rows are spaced 36" apart with 12" between plants.
  • Under optimal conditions, you can expect to harvest 10–15 pounds of potatoes for every pound of seed potato planted.

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Guarantee

We guarantee the perishable items we sell to be in good, viable condition when we sell them. Perishable items include, but are not limited to, garlic bulbs, flower bulbs, seed potatoes, onion sets & transplants, potted or bare root trees, vegetable crowns, etc. If your perishable item arrives in substandard condition, take photographs and please contact us within 3 days of the purchase date (or delivery date) and we will provide you with a refund of the purchase price (excluding shipping costs), or a replacement. Accordingly, we urge you to open any boxes marked as ""Perishable"" immediately upon receiving them and inspect the shipment thoroughly (do not crack open heads of garlic, we do not accept claims on cracked garlic). Because some perishable items can deteriorate very quickly, we cannot accept any claims beyond the 3-day time frame as it becomes too difficult to determine if these items were delivered in substandard condition, or if they turned into such substandard condition because of having been improperly cared for or stored once delivered.

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