How do I set up and plant my PAUL POTATO?

So, you want to get started with growing your own delicious potatoes – on your balcony, terrace, or garden. Well, on this page you will find the most important information you need to get started, from building your PAUL POTATO to fertilizing, here are the answers to your questions. You’re just steps away from being a real potato grower!

Take it easy – setting up your potato tower is as easy as planting potatoes. If you are not sure about the best way of taking care of your PAUL POTATO, read our short instructions or have a look at the videos below.

Here’s a short step by step explanation for setting up Paul Potato.


Time: 15 minutes

Costs: EUR 34.90

Things needed:

- soil
- balcony, garden or terrace


- included screws & tools (only needed for PAUL POTATO Steel)


Step 1:

Find an appropriate location to place your PAUL POTATO.

Step 2:

Our steel models have to be set up with the screws that are included in the package. After assembling the levels, you have to insert the bottom tray that helps distributing the water and keeps out larger vermin. All in all, assembling the levels just takes a few minutes! Our plastic models are ready-to-plant, no need for extra building! For these models, simply start at step 3 of the set-up

Step 3:

Now you have to fill up half of the first level with soil. Then you put a potato seedling in each corner. Afterwards, you add a layer of soil. The bucket should be filled up leaving only a few centimeters up to the rim.

Step 4:

Then put the next level on top of the one you filled before and repeat step 3 for every level of your potato tower. You can find detailed information concerning quantities of soil & potato seedlings and a how-to video as well at each PAUL POTATO model down below.

Step 5:

Stack all levels onto another. Now your PAUL POTATO is set-up and planted.

Setting up the different models:


What you need for 3 levels:

  • 42 L soil
  • 9 potato seedlings

What you need for 4 levels:

  • 56 L soil
  • 12 potato seedlings

PAUL POTATO Starter Steel

What you need for 3 levels:

  • 50 L soil
  • 9 potato seedlings

What you need for 4 levels:

  • 70 L soil
  • 12 potato seedlings


What you need for 4 levels:

  • 184 L soil
  • 16 potato seedlings

What you need for 6 levels:

  • 276 L soil
  • 24 potato seedlings