Seed Potatoes

Now is the time to plant what potatoes you fancy growing this year.  Do you grow the same variety every year or do you like to try different ones?

Listed below are the varieties we have for you to buy instore. We have loose potatoes so you could try one or two of each, taster packs of favourites and our special taster packs include different colours and the more adventurous grower and potato eater.  Great for kids to grow!

LOOSE POTATOES

First Earlies

Arran Pilot - Good for boiling, fairly resistant to common scab
Foremost - Tasty early variety with some slug resistance.
Pentland Javelin - Suitable for all soils.  Eelworm & scab resistant.  Good for boiling and salads.
Rocket - Perfect for boiling and salads.  Eelworm resistant.

Second Earlies

Charlotte - Excellent flavour for salads and good for boiling.
Kestrel - Early and high-yielding, good all-rounder.
Marfona - Good for roasting and mash, best as a jacket.
Nicola - Flavoursome, perfect for salads.  Eelworm & blight resistant.

Main Crop

Maris Piper - Versatile, high-yielder that stores well.  Eelworm resistant.
Pink Fir Apple - Unusually nutty flavour from finger-like tubers.
Valor - Good disease & drought resistance.  Double Eelworm resistant.
Sarpro Mira - Floury, high yielding and vigorous growing.

TASTER PACKS

First Earlies

Sharpe's Express - Good for boiling, salads and chipping.

Main Crop

Desiree - Dependable & drought resistant, proven good all-rounder.
King Edward - Old favourite good for roasting, mash and baking.

 

SPECIAL
TASTER PACKS

First Earlies

Colleen - Uniform oval tubers, good disease resistance.

Second Earlies

Alouette - Sensory taste winner.  Red skin, oval tubers, good all-rounder.
Harry - White oval tubers, yellow flesh, great for roasting and mash.
Piccolo Star - High quality new potato.  Yellow skin & flesh.  English seed.
Purple Eyed Seedling - Yellow skin with purple flashes.  Best for boiling & mash.

Main Crop

Arran Victory - Purple skin with white flesh.  Very floury flavour.
Blue Congo - Unusual blue skin and flesh.  Oval tubers, stores well.  Chips & roasting.
Carolus - Parti-coloured oval, boiling, mashing and roasting.
Highland Burgundy Red - Red skin with mainly red flesh.  Good for mash & novelty chips.
International Kidney - Famously grown in Jersey's rich soil.  Delicious buttery flavour.
Mary's Rose - White flesh, high yielding.  Great taste good for roasting.
Mayan Rose - Red with unique yellow blotches.
Pink Fir Apple - Unusual nutty flavour from finger-like tubers.
Salad Blue - Blue floury flesh, good boiler.  Good all-rounder.
Scarpa - Long oval tubers, yellow skin/flesh.  Good for mash & boiling.

Sarpo Potatoes Taster Packs - Super Blight Resistant

Blue Danube - Early Main crop.  Blue skin and bright white flesh.
Sarpo Una - Second early with pure white flesh, harvest early for salads or later for bakers.
Sarpo Mira - Floury main crop.  High yielding & vigorous grower.