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botanical name:
Solanum tuberosum 'Orla'
Solanum tuberosum 'Orla' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Potato 'Orla'
family:  Solanaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: light green
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
First early variety, producing oval, cream-skinned tubers with a waxy texture and good flavour. Blight resistant. Good foliage and sparse white flowers. Can be left in the ground for later cropping.

Most fertile, well cultivated soils but dislikes very wet or heavy clay soil. Prefers a slightly acid rich soil with plenty of organic matter, the tubers can be subject to scab on limy, sandy or gravely soils or those deficient in humus. Likes a sunny position.
Suitable for organic culture.

From tubers.

Culinary vegetable.

other notes:
Raised in England, 2000.

All the green parts of the plant, even green parts of exposed tubers, are poisonous, containing a toxic alkaloid called solanine.
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