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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 'Athlete'

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

Although previously available in supermarkets during the 2012 Olympic Games, Potato 'Athlete' has only just been released to the amateur gardener. Enjoy high yields of pale yellow tubers which won't disintegrate on boiling and maintain their superb taste whether eaten hot or cold. This second early potato also shows good resistance to golden eelworm and blackleg. 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 'Orchestra' (Second Early)

Solanum tuberosum

  • Stands out from the crowd
  • Best for baking
Potato Orchestra stood out from the crowd in our in house tastes tests, not only proving to be an excellent early cropping baking potato, but impressing our taste panel as a versatile general purpose potato for boiling, mashing, chipping and roasting. The bold, white-skinned uniform tubers from this heavy yielder produce an attractive pale yellow flesh. In field trials Potato Orchestra has shown good resistance to golden eelworm and remained free of common potato scab and spraing. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread 60cm (24")
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Potato 'Shetland Black'

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

Shallow eyed tubers with dark blue to almost black skin, and pale yellow floury flesh with a distinctive purple vascular ring. Potato Shetland Black is a general purpose, Victorian second early variety for baking, roasting or steaming. 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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    • 5 potato tubers

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    • 10 potato tubers

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    • 20 potato tubers

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    • SAVE *£9.97  
    • £15.96 £5.99
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    • 60 potato tubers

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    • SAVE *£34.89  
    • £47.88 £12.99
    • Out of stock