Potato 'Adessa'Solanum tuberosum

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Worlds first commercially produced potato from seed!

Supplied as plug plants

Ideal for growing in pots

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Height Up to 90cm (36in)
Spread Up to 90cm (36in)

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Early Maincrop

Try the world’s first commercially available Potato raised directly from seed! Potato ‘Adessa’ is a breeding breakthrough, allowing gardeners to grow potatoes without the need for ‘chitting’ tubers first. Better still, they make great container plants for growing on the patio, so you can grow your own spuds in the smallest of gardens.

Potato ‘Adessa’ produces high yields with an excellent flavour. The elongated tubers boast firm, yellow flesh that won’t disintegrate during cooking.

This innovative early maincrop is supplied as plug plants which can be potted up, and get growing straight away. So if you forgot to order your tubers at the start of the year, there’s no need to panic – just add these plants to your basket and receive them at the same time as your other veggie plants! Height and spread: 90cm (36").

10 jumbo plug plants (KB8619)
5 jumbo plug plants (KB8620)

How to Grow

Pot up Potato plug plants and grow them on in warm, frost free conditions. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, plant them out in their final containers or in well prepared open ground, in a sheltered position in full sun on moist well drained soil. Dig in plenty of well rotted manure. Plant potatoes in rows at a spacing of 30cm (12”). Rows should be set out 60cm (2’) apart.

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Weed between rows and keep potato plants well watered throughout the growing season. If the risk of frost threatens, draw some soil up around the stems to protect them, or move potato bags to a frost free position in a shed or greenhouse. Early maincrop varieties can be harvested approximately 15 weeks from planting when the foliage begins to turn yellow and die back.


Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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