1kg 'Nicola' Christmas Seed Potatoes | Late

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1kg 'Nicola' Christmas Seed Potatoes | Late


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A delicious potato, perfect for salads, and even better for festive dishes

First introduced in 1973, "Nicola" potato is a popular salad potato that's a great choice for the beginer gardener. The long ovular tubers have thin skin, a waxy texture, and creamy yellow flesh. They are excellent boiled, or served hot or cold in salads. The plant is of medium height and perfect for growing in bags or containers on your patio. It is a second early variety and a great choice if you want to grow your own potatoes for Christmas.

Variety Information

Size 1kg Bag
Type Christmas
Hardiness Protect tubers from frost
Planting Time June - July
Planting Depth 5 Inches
Planting Distance 12 - 18 Inches
Harvesting Time Before January
Uses Boiling, Salad, Mashing, Roasting

Features

Great Taste
Perfect For Container Growing
Great Look

Planting Tip

Weed between the rows and keep plants watered throughout growing season.
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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 full sun 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 12-18in apart, around 5in deep into the soil. Rows should be around 75cm (2ft 6in) apart. Burying potatoes only when they sprout will help keep weeds at bay.

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

Frost Protection: before the first frost use cloche/fleece or/and add extra earth/straw to protect against frost damage.

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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