1kg 'Maris Peer' Seed Potatoes | Second Early

Code: PL9407
1kg 'Maris Peer' Seed Potatoes | Second Early
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1kg 'Maris Peer' Seed Potatoes | Second Early

1kg "Maris Peer" Seed Potatoes

Solanum tuberosum "Maris Peer" potatoes are a firm favourite of gardeners and chefs alike. The small tubers have a smooth skin and creamy yellow flesh that retains its colour and superb flavour, and doesn't disintegrate when cooking. A great all-round potato in the kitchen, it can be boiled, roasted, mashed, or fried, and is ideal for potato salads. The plants produce beautiful scented purple flowers, show good disease resistance, and are great for growing in containers.

Variety Information

Size 1kg Bag
Type Second Early
Hardiness Protect tubers from frost
Planting Time April - May
Planting Depth 10cm (4 Inches)
Planting Distance 25cm (10 Inches)
Harvesting Time July - September
Uses Boiling, Salad, Mashing, Roasting

Features

Nursery Fresh Our bulbs are sent directly from expert growers with no waiting in fulfilment centres, ensuring you receive the freshest bulbs
High In Vitamin A
Grown By The Victorians
Resistant To Carrot Fly

Planting Tip

Add organic fertiliser when planting for larger blooms in spring
Optional Extras Selected items will be included with your purchase

Potatoes are easy to grow. Below we address some common queries:

  • Hardiness: protect the potatoes from frost.
  • Planting In Pots: suitable for growing in planters or bags, but make sure excess water can drain.
  • Position: plant in the sun with partial shade for best results.
  • Soil Types: plant in fertile, well-drained soil.

Soil Preparation: ensure the soil is well-drained and dig in plenty of manure.

Planting Distance: plant seeds around 25cm (10in) apart, around 10cm (4in) deep into the soil. Rows should be around 75cm (2ft 6in) apart.

Pest Control: take precautions against cutworms, slugs, wireworms, and potato cyst eelworms.

Watering Requirements: water regularly, particularly during dry spells.

For a more detailed guide please read our blog below.

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Our bulbs are all harvested at just the right time to ensure they are of the best quality and size. With careful handling and specialised packaging, we can assure you that your bulbs will arrive in perfect condition.

 

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