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Potato Salad Blue (Maincrop Seed Potato)

SKU: 43057

1.5kg pack

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Solanum tuberosum

Despite its name, not really a salad variety, but much better for chips, crisps or mash, when it is best steamed. The blue skinned and fleshed tubers retain their colour on cooking. This early maincrop dates from the early 1900s.

Potatoes are one of the most rewarding vegetables to grow. There’s the nurturing process of chitting, planting and earthing-up, the anticipation of a good harvest as you dig through the soil and, of course, the unbeatable taste of fresh, home-grown, potatoes.

All potatoes (except for maincrops) will benefit from ‘chitting’ prior to planting out. The chitting process encourages the seed to sprout, which then when planted, helps them to establish more readily, leading to bigger crops. Simply place them, blunt end up, in an old egg box until the shoots are approximately 1½ to 2½cm (½ to 1in).

Potatoes are delivered in 1.5kg bags, each pack containing approx. 15-20 tubers.

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