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The Chinese Potato is an item that can be harvested from Chinese Potato Plants by picking them up. It can be planted in Exterior Growbeds, Interior Growbeds and Planter Pots.

In the Bioreactor, it produces 140 energy total over the course of 168 seconds.

Chinese Potatoes can be consumed by the Player, giving 12 Food and 3 Water.

Although the Chinese Potato offers fewer food points than Marblemelons, they grow faster and produce more crop from one seed.

Energy Value

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  • The Chinese Potato Plant was made and used on Earth, according to its data bank entry on the Chinese Potato Plant. The plants were likely brought over by the Degasi crew, and were grown by them.