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1kg 'Vivaldi' Seed Potatoes | Maincrop

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Known as the "butterless baker", the solanum tuberosum "Vivaldi" potato is characterised by its creamy taste. These ovular potatoes have a yellow-brown skin with brown speckles on the surface and have few very, shallow eyes. The Vivaldi is a second early variety of potato that produces high yields of "baby potatoes", but can be left in the ground for longer and treated as a maincrop for larger tubers. This versatile potato has a mouth-watering taste whether boiled, baked, mashed, or roasted. The plants grow to an average height and produce lots of white flowers. They have good resistance to common scab and are well suited to growing in containers or bags.

Planting Tip

  • If space is limited, try growing in potato bags on the patio.
  • Versatile
  • Great Taste
  • Resistant to Common Scab
  • Good For Container Growing
  • Size: 1kg Bag
  • Type: Second Early/ Maincrop
  • 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, Baking, Roasting, Chips
When Your Plants Arrive…

  • Unpack your plants: Preferably straight after they arrive, you should carefully unpack your plants. They may appear slightly tired after their journey, however they will soon perk up again.
  • Identify each plant: Each type of plant (but not each individual plant) will be clearly labelled. Lay them out into their respective plant types (such as wild rocket, cauliflower, or peas).
  • Provide a drink: The roots of your plants may be dry, so provide all of them with a nourishing drink of water. Ensuring that the roots are stood upright, submerge the roots of each plant for a few minutes in a container of clean water.
Planting Your Vegetables or Herbs…

  • Their position: For the best results, plant your vegetables in a site that receives full sun.
  • Soil types: You should always avoid waterlogged soils. This is because they can lead to root rot and compacted surroundings, which will hinder your vegetables’ growth.
  • Planting distance: Plant your plugs between 15 - 20cm apart, and keep their stems level with the soil. Each row is best spaced 15 - 30cm away from one another.
  • Watering requirements: Water when planting, and also during periods of drought.
  • Hardiness: Our trusted nursery staff will attentively care for your vegetables, and only deliver them when it is warm enough for them to be planted in your garden.
More Information
Common Name Potato
Harvest Month July, August, September
Is Collection/Mix? No
Plant Family Solanaceae
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Type Solanum
Veg Type Vegetable
Supplied As 1kg Bag
Supplied As Bulb Tuber Set
Type Vegetable Plants
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