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

Code: PL9417
1kg 'Nicola' Seed Potatoes | Second Early | Salad

1kg "Nicola" Seed Potatoes

First introduced in 1973, the solanum tuberosum "Nicola" potato is a popular salad potato that's a great choice for new gardeners. 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 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

Features

Great Taste
Perfect For Container Growing
Great Look

Planting Tip

Dig in plenty of organic matter to improve the soil.
Optional Extras
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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 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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