Plant first early potatoes between the end of February and late May. They'll be ready for harvest in around ten weeks from planting. It's a good idea to chit these varieties before planting, allowing them to produce long shoots from which the plants will grow. First earlies are ideal for planting in potato grow bags or large containers. Get expert advice on how to grow potatoes in bags here. Want a longer potato season? Have a look at our maincrop potato range.