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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 'Melody'

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

Potato 'Melody' produces good yields of superb quality, smooth, yellow-skinned tubers with appealing pale yellow flesh that store well over a long period. This versatile second early variety has a dry texture that makes it perfect as a general use potato for roasting, mashing and baking. It can also be harvested later as an early maincrop if larger tubers are required. This reliable variety has good resistance to Golden Eelworm, Common Scab, and Tuber Blight. 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

More info
    • 5 potato tubers

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
    •  
    • £3.99
    • 20 potato tubers

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
    • SAVE £9.97  
    • £15.96 £5.99

Potato 'Nadine' (Exhibitor)

Solanum tuberosum

Second early.

Potato 'Nadine' produces exceptionally smooth skinned, rounded tubers with shallow eyes. The creamy flesh has a firm, moist, waxy texture and does not discolour on cooking, making this a useful general purpose potato. This second early variety has double eelworm resistance and high common scab tolerance, and looks superb on the show bench. Height and spread: 60cm (24").


For growing unmarked exhibition quality tubers we recommend using our Exhibitor Growing Bags.



Useful links:

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

More info
    • 10 exhibit grade potato tubers

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
    •  
    • £4.99

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

More info
    • 5 potato tubers

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
    •  
    • £3.99
    • 20 potato tubers

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
    •  
    • £5.99

Potato 'Gemson'

Solanum tuberosum

  • NEW in 2014
  • Super-tasting Maris Peer cross

Second early.

With 'Maris Peer' in its parentage, this potato has outstanding flavour. Producing high yields of small, round-oval tubers, Potato 'Gemson' performed particularly well in our trials, growing equally as well in patio bags as it did in the ground. Boasting smooth white skin and firm cream flesh, this second early potato is delicious steamed or boiled and eaten as a new potato or served with salads, either hot or cold. This exceptional new variety shows good resistance to powdery scab 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

More info
    • 10 potato tubers

    • Despatch:
    •  
    • £4.99
    • Out of stock
    • 20 potato tubers

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
    •  
    • £5.99