Purple Potato

Other names:

Purple Potato (Purple Peruvian, Blue)


August through May.


United States.

Handling tips:

45-50°F. Keep cool, dry and dark.

General information:

This relative potato has come with many names and we're sure most are accurate. We, for simplicity choose the name that is most succinct, Purple Potato. Is there a more interesting and beautiful fruit or vegetable? May be prepared as you would any potato; however, long cooking periods diminish the color. Purple cook faster than white. A good source of fiber, vitamin C and iron.