Purple Potato (Purple Peruvian, Blue)
August through May.
45-50°F. Keep cool, dry and dark.
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.