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1kg 'Charlotte' Seed Potatoes | Second Early | Salad

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1kg 'Charlotte' Seed Potatoes | Salad

The solanum tuberosum "Charlotte" potato is the most popular salad potato in the UK. This second early variety plant produces pear-shaped, shallow-eyed, waxy tubers with firm yellow flesh full of first class flavour. These potatoes are delicious hot or cold, and can boil without falling apart. The plant is of medium height and perfect for container or bag growing, and the potatoes will grow 50% bigger than other salad varieties if allowed. The Charlotte is an excellent choice if you want to try growing potatoes for Christmas.

Planting Tip

Weed between the rows and keep plants watered throughout growing season.
  • Great Taste
  • Versatile
  • Perfect For Container Growing
  • Size: 1kg Bag
  • Type: Salad
  • Hardiness: Protect tubers from frost
  • Planting Time: March - April
  • Planting Depth: 10cm (4 inches)
  • Planting Distance: 25cm (10 inches)
  • Harvesting Time: July - September
  • Uses: Boiling, Salad, Mashing, Roasting
When Your Plants Arrive…

  • Unpack your plants: Preferably straight after they arrive, you should carefully unpack your plants. They may appear slightly tired after their journey, however they will soon perk up again.
  • Identify each plant: Each type of plant (but not each individual plant) will be clearly labelled. Lay them out into their respective plant types (such as wild rocket, cauliflower, or peas).
  • Provide a drink: The roots of your plants may be dry, so provide all of them with a nourishing drink of water. Ensuring that the roots are stood upright, submerge the roots of each plant for a few minutes in a container of clean water.
Planting Your Vegetables or Herbs…

  • Their position: For the best results, plant your vegetables in a site that receives full sun.
  • Soil types: You should always avoid waterlogged soils. This is because they can lead to root rot and compacted surroundings, which will hinder your vegetables’ growth.
  • Planting distance: Plant your plugs between 15 - 20cm apart, and keep their stems level with the soil. Each row is best spaced 15 - 30cm away from one another.
  • Watering requirements: Water when planting, and also during periods of drought.
  • Hardiness: Our trusted nursery staff will attentively care for your vegetables, and only deliver them when it is warm enough for them to be planted in your garden.
More Information
Common Name Potato
Harvest Month July, August, September
Is Collection/Mix? No
Plant Family Solanaceae
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Type Solanum
Veg Type Vegetable
Supplied As 1kg Bag
Supplied As Bulb Tuber Set
Type Vegetable Plants
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