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

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.
Swift - Fast maturing, heavy crops, white flesh.  Makes good new potatoes.

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

Casablanca- Clean smooth tuber, popular with chefs.  Ideal to chip, bake or boil.
Sharpe's Express
- Good for boiling, salads and chipping.

Second Earlies

Carlingford - Disease resistant, firm waxy potato,
Gemson - High yielding, bred from Maris Peer, good salad potato.

Main Crop

Desiree - Dependable & drought resistant, proven good all-rounder.
Juliette - Very resistant to blight & eelworm, waxy texture. Modern rival to Charlotte.

 

SPECIAL
TASTER PACKS

First Earlies

Premiere - Yellow flesh, waxy creamy potato. Good multi-purpose.

Second Earlies

Harry - White oval tubers, yellow flesh, great for roasting and mash.
Lucera - Extremely high yield, waxy potato, baby sized.

Main Crop

Arran Victory - Purple skin with white flesh.  Very floury flavour.
Blue Daube - Early Main crop. Blue skin and bright white flesh.
Heidi Red -Delicious buttery taste, Suitable for salads and boiling.
Salad Blue - Blue floury flesh, good boiler.  Good all-rounder.