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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 'Charlotte'

Solanum tuberosum

  • Customer favourite
  • Best tasting salad variety

Second early.

A very popular second early salad variety producing pear shaped, yellow skinned, waxy tubers and creamy yellow flesh of first class flavour, eaten either hot or cold. Potato 'Charlotte' holds an RHS AGM and is frequently found in the supermarket. Height and spread: 60cm (24").


Organic Charlotte has Organic Certification approved by The Soil Association.


Useful links:

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

Sue's Hort Report: Sue's (Very Unscientific) Potato Trials

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Potato 'Jazzy'

Solanum tuberosum

  • New and improved salad potato
  • We guarantee 35 potatoes per plant. However, customers have reported up to 80 potatoes per plant.

Second early.

The small potato that packs a big punch! We've been amazed by the enormous yields that this Potato 'Jazzy' produced in our trials - both in the ground and in potato bags. The small waxy tubers are much more versatile than other salad potatoes and literally bursting with flavour - whether you boil, mash, roast or steam them. This exciting new second early variety has been awarded an RHS AGM for its superb garden performance. 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 'Kestrel'

Solanum tuberosum

 Customer Rating

Second early.

The gardeners' favourite second early variety, producing tubers of consistent size and shape, with attractive, smooth skins and violet eyes. Potato 'Kestrel' shows good slug resistance, Golden eelworm and partial white eelworm resistance. For growing unmarked exhibition quality tubers we recommend using our exhibitor growing bags. 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 'Maris Peer'

Solanum tuberosum

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Second early.

Favoured by restaurants and gardeners alike. The firm creamy yellow fleshed tubers of Potato 'Maris Peer' retain their colour and have a superb flavour, but won't disintegrate on cooking. This outstanding second early variety also boasts the most attractive, slightly scented purple flowers. 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 '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 'Allotment Favourites Collection'

Solanum tuberosum

Second early, maincrop.

Grow these reliable and trusted allotment favourites for an ongoing supply of home grown potatoes. Height and spread: 60cm (24").


Please note: This collection CANNOT be sent to Northern Ireland or Eire.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Potato 'Orla' (First early) - With good foliage and tuber blight resistance, producing creamy skinned, pale yellow fleshed, round-oval tubers.
  • Potato 'Kestrel' (Second early) - Producing tubers of consistent size and shape, with attractive, smooth skins and violet eyes.
  • Potato 'Valor' (Late maincrop) - Exceptional yields of quality general purpose potatoes for all culinary uses.
  • Potato 'Cara' (Late maincrop) - Creamy skin and striking bright red eyes.
  • Potato 'Lady Balfour' (Early maincrop) - A reliable variety with excellent disease resistance.
  • Potato 'Lady Christl' (First early) - Very early, smooth oval, pale yellow skinned tubers with creamy flesh that remains firm on cooking.


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 'International Kidney'

Solanum tuberosum

 Customer Rating

Second early.

A heritage variety that has stood the test of time. If harvested as a second early, 'International Kidney' makes a perfect, very waxy, salad potato. Harvested later as an early maincrop, it produces floury, large, general purpose tubers. 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 'British Queen'

Solanum tuberosum

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Second early.

This RHS AGM variety is over 100 years old and still highly prized for its yield, shape, floury texture and delicious flavour. Today, Potato 'British Queen' is Ireland's favourite summer crop. The oval, white skinned, floury-fleshed tubers make excellent general purpose potatoes and are particularly good for roasting. 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 '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").



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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 'Beginners Collection'

Solanum tuberosum

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First early, second early, maincrop.

Our choice of reliable, easy to grow varieties for both the beginner and the enthusiast. Height and spread: 60cm (24").


Please note: This collection CANNOT be sent to Northern Ireland or Eire.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Potato 'Rocket' (First Early) - Almost round, white skinned and fleshed tubers.
  • Potato 'Pentland Javelin' (First Early) - Waxy-textured tubers with white skins and flesh that is ideal for boiling as a salad or new potato.
  • Potato 'Lady Christl' (First Early) - Very early, smooth oval, pale yellow skinned tubers with creamy flesh that remains firm on cooking.
  • Potato 'Kestrel' (Second Early) - Producing tubers of consistent size and shape, with attractive, smooth skins and violet eyes.
  • Potato 'Desiree' (Early Maincrop) - The world's most popular red potato, with pale yellow, firm waxy flesh.
  • Potato 'Cara' (Late Maincrop) - Creamy skin and striking bright red eyes.


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 '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").



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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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