1kg 'Pink Fir Apple' Seed Potatoes | Maincrop | Salad

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1kg 'Pink Fir Apple' Seed Potatoes | Maincrop | Salad
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1kg 'Pink Fir Apple' Seed Potatoes | Maincrop | Salad

1kg "Pink Fir Apple" Seed Potatoes

An old French variety dating back to 1850, the solanum tuberosum "Pink Fir Apple" potato has made a revival in popularity over recent years. A late maincrop variety, these potatoes have a long, knobbly shape with a mixture of light brown and pink skin and store very well. They have a distinctive nutty flavour and are perfect for boiling or eating hot or cold in salads. Not often found in the shops, these unique potatoes are definitely worth growing in your garden.

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

Distinctive Look
Nutty Flavour
Good Storage Capabilities

Planting Tip

After harvesting, expose to the sun for a couple of days to improve storage capabilities.
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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