Solanum tuberosum

preview hoep 00025 solanum tuberosum kartoffel blueteNowadays many children living in cities (many adults too though…) do not have any conception of the growing and blooming of one of our most important crops – the potato. Some assume even that this plant does not need at all to flower, because the tubers sprout anyway again and again. For this reason a picture proofing that potatoes do not only flower, but its blooms are also very attractive.

And if we want to draw the attention of children to it: The small green fruits, which form later, are not peas and should not be eaten - under no circumstances.