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Southern Cape

This area is situated on the Cape South Coast, between the towns of George and Mosselbay.  This region is known for warm summers and mild to chilly winters.  With rain falls mainly in the winter and spring months, it is one of the highest rainfaill regions in South Africa.

The main planting season for seed potato production is from July up to November.

Figure 1: Number of registered hectares planted with generation 0 to 7 seed potatoes, and the production of generation 1 - 8 and Standard Grade certified seed potatoes from these hectares for the Southern Cape region

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