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Second Early


Second early potatoes should be planted up from March to late May and the small, new potatoes will be ready to harvest in approximately 13 weeks. They will benefit from 'chitting'before planting and can be grown either in the ground or in potato patio planters.



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Potato 'Saxon' - Part of the Alan Romans Collection

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

After hearing me decry modern varieties for lack of flavour, one of the promoters insisted I tried 'Saxon'. It is very pleasant and creamy. I ate my words (as well!). It is an attractive, high yielding, disease resistant, general purpose variety from PBI (now Cygnet PB). To avoid gaps, 'Saxon' needs to be planted in mild conditions. Height and spread: 60cm (24").



Useful links:

How to grow potatoes in the groundPotato Selector Guide
How to grow potatoes in bags     How to stop blight

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Potato 'Aura' - Part of the Alan Romans Collection

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

Originally introduced around 1950, this second early variety is renowned for its flavour and firm, long yellow tubers. A superb French salad potato. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

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How to grow potatoes in the groundPotato Selector Guide
How to grow potatoes in bags     How to stop blight

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Potato 'Bonnie' - Part of the Alan Romans Collection

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

This is a high yielding, uniform, attractive variety from Nigel Starling of Cygnet PB. It is disease resistant, general purpose and can be relied upon to produce summer bakers. It lives up to its name, has done well in consumer tests and has quickly established itself in the garden trade. Height and spread: 60cm (24").



Useful links:

How to grow potatoes in the groundPotato Selector Guide
How to grow potatoes in bags     How to stop blight

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Potato 'Nicola' - Part of the Alan Romans Collection

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

Close grown 'Nicola', 'Charlotte' and 'Maris Peer' have become popular in recent decades to supply the demand for small, firm, waxy salad/ boiling potatoes with flavour. 'Nicola' is yellow fleshed, eelworm resistant and grows long if given space. It used to be blight resistant but recent strains have changed this. Many new varieties are 'designed' for Nicola's niche but usually lack the flavour. Height and spread: 60cm (24").



Useful links:

How to grow potatoes in the groundPotato Selector Guide
How to grow potatoes in bags     How to stop blight

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Potato 'Marfona' - Part of the Alan Romans Collection

Solanum tuberosum

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Second early.

Marfona is high yielding and suits a wide range of soils. It is the typical summer, waxy baker. The tubers are large, attractive and store well.

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How to grow potatoes in the groundPotato Selector Guide
How to grow potatoes in bags     How to stop blight

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Potato 'Wilja' - Part of the Alan Romans Collection

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

In the 1970s 'Wilja' along with 'Estima' changed all the rules about growing second earlies. High yields, good appearance, good boiling qualities and easily managed foliage proved to be more important than disease resistance, white flesh and floury flavour.

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How to grow potatoes in the groundPotato Selector Guide
How to grow potatoes in bags     How to stop blight

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