1kg 'Rocket' Seed Potatoes | First Early

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1kg 'Rocket' Seed Potatoes | First Early
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1kg 'Rocket' Seed Potatoes | First Early

1kg "Rocket" Seed Potatoes

When they were first released in 1987, Rocket potatoes were the quickest-growing variety. While other varieties have since been bred to do the same, Rocket is undoubtedly one of the earliest to crop. Their ability to grow high yields of good-looking, evenly sized potatoes has made this variety very popular. Rocket potatoes are round with a waxy texture, yellowish skin, and a mild taste. They are great for boiling or using in salads. The plants are good for container growing and have a good resistance to blackleg, common scab, and spraing.

Variety Information

Size1kg Bag
TypeFirst Early
HardinessProtect tubers from frost
Planting TimeMarch - April
Planting Depth10cm (4 Inches)
Planting Distance25cm (10 Inches)
Harvesting TimeJune - August
UsesBoiling, Salad

Features

High Yield
Great Look
Fast Growth
Good For Container Growing

Planting Tip

Protect from frost using a cloche, as even a touch can damage the foliage.
Optional Extras Selected items will be included with your purchase

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

  • Hardiness: protect 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: remove weeds and large stones and dig in plenty of fertiliser or manure.

Planting Distance: plant seeds around 25cm (10in) apart, around 10cm (4in) deep into the soil. Rows should be around 60cm (2ft) apart.

Pest Control: ensure good soil sterilization, rotational practices, and crop nutrition to reduce risk of pests.

Watering Requirements: water regularly, particularly during dry weather.

For a more detailed guide please read our blog below.

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Our seeds 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 seeds will arrive in perfect condition.

 

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