Seed Potato – Desiree – Early Maincrop

Seed Potato – Desiree – Early Maincrop

£2.25 Per kg

Seed Potato – Desiree – Early Maincrop produce oval, red-skinned tubers with pale yellow flesh that retains a firm texture when cooked.

Superb cooking properties make these early maincrop potato a flexible, firm favourite.

Desiree are heavy croppers that are tolerant of drought.

Great disease resistance to blackleg, common scab, powdery-scab and eelworm.

They really are great all-rounders and make perfect Bakers, Roasties and Wedges as well as Chips and Mash.

Certified as bred in the North of Scotland, you can be assured this is a first-class, hardy variety producing crops ready for harvest in as little as 60 days.

Height and spread: 60cm (24in)

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We bring you the heritage and latest varieties developed for performance and selected for their unique attributes such as high yields, ease-of-growing, high disease resistance and fabulous flavour alongside great cooking qualities!

Includes First Earlies, Second Earlies, Maincrop & Salad varieties.

Potatoes like a well-drained, fine sandy loam soil, high in organic matter is preferred.

Heavy clay soils should be improved with organic matter and by adding aged manure or compost with supplementary sand to improve drainage.

Be aware, that applying too much manure can increase the incidence of Potato Scab.

We stock a great range of soil improvements to ensure all of your fruit and vegetables crop well and healthily.