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Second Earlies 2018

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Plant Second Early seed potatoes mid-late March, dependant on weather conditions. All of our Scottish seed potatoes are supplied by JBA (Jamieson Brothers of Annan) and are certified virus free.

Apply 135g/sq m (4oz per sq yard) of fertiliser to the soil before planting and gently work into the soil.

Estimated harvest time 13 – 15 weeks.

PRICE = 14p each

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BONNIE

Bonnie is known for early production of bold even-sized tubers which are a must-have potato for the show bench. They have a bright skin finish with a red splash around the shallow eyes.

Best kitchen uses: BAKE – BOIL – MASH

 

BRITISH QUEEN

agm50British Queen is an old variety of heritage potatoes first listed in 1894. British Queen potatoes (known in Ireland as ‘Queens’) are oval in shape with white skin and white flesh. A dry and floury potato, packed with taste and particularly good when boiled.

Heritage variety
Best kitchen uses: BAKE – BOIL – ROAST

 

CARLINGFORD

Carlingford seed potatoes are an excellent salad type variety which produce a high number of round-to-oval shaped tubers. They have white skin and creamy coloured waxy flesh.  Disease resistance is good for common scab, skin spot and potato virus Y resistance. Carlingford can also be used as a second cropping variety and planted in early August for harvesting near Christmas.

Best kitchen uses: BOIL – MASH – SALAD

 

CHARLOTTE

agm50Charlotte is the most popular salad potato in the UK. The tubers are long with yellow skin and waxy flesh. It has been awarded the RHS AGM.

Blight Resistant
Best kitchen uses: BOIL – MASH – SALAD

 

ESTIMA

Estima seed potatoes are commonly the ‘baking potato’ of choice sold in most supermarkets, and produces heavy crops of large oval tubers with light yellow skin and flesh. They show good resistance to growth cracks and secondary growth, and are one of the most popular potato varieties in the UK.

Best kitchen uses: BOIL – MASH – BAKE

 

KESTREL

Our overall best selling variety for many years!  One of the best tasting potatoes with excellent cooking qualities and disease resistance. If you only grow one variety then this is it!

Organic – Blight Resistant
Best kitchen uses: BAKE – BOIL – CHIP – MASH – ROAST

 

MARFONA

Marfona is a high yielding variety which produces consistent large tubers of waxy baking type potatoes.Tubers are oval in shape with a light yellow skin and cream coloured flesh.

Best kitchen uses: BAKE – BOIL – CHIP

 

MARIS PEER

Peer tubers are oval in shape with a firm creamy coloured flesh and white skin. Good resistance to diseases and unusually has scented flowers. A variety suited to second cropping for harvesting at Christmas.

Organic
Best kitchen uses: BAKE – BOIL – SALAD

 

NADINE

agm50Very shallow eyes with high yields have made this variety popular on the showbench. A versatile , easy to grow and very popular variety. Awarded the RHS AGM.

Best kitchen uses: BAKE – BOIL – MASH – ROAST

 

NICOLA

A very popular salad variety with long oval tubers, yellow skin and waxy light yellow flesh. Another variety popular for late planting to harvest at Christmas. Good resistance to diseases.

Organic     Best kitchen uses: BOIL – MASH – SALAD

 

SAXON

Saxon seed potatoes are a modern-day  variety that produces large crops of long-oval shaped white skinned tubers. The flesh of Saxon potatoes is firm and yellow in colour, ideal for all kitchen uses. Saxon is widely regarded to be amongst the very best tasting of all modern potato varieties.

Best kitchen uses: BAKE – BOIL – CHIP – ROAST

 

WILJA

Wilja produces large consistent crops of light yellow skinned tubers. The flesh is yellow and firm and quite waxy. Very versatile in the kitchen. Very good resistance to scab.

Best kitchen uses: BAKE – BOIL – CHIP – MASH – ROAST

 

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