2kg 'Arran Pilot' Seed Potatoes | First Early

Code: PL9433
2kg 'Arran Pilot' Seed Potatoes | First Early

2kg "Arran Pilot" Seed Potatoes

A traditional favourite, solanum tuberosum "Arran Pilot" produces high yields of white-fleshed waxy potatoes. These potatoes have a great flavour and can be eaten cold in salads or boiled as a new potato. The plants have good resistance to slugs, drought, and common scab, making them a great growing choice.

Variety Information

Size2kg Bag
TypeFirst Early
HardinessProtect tubers from frost
Planting TimeMarch - April
Planting Depth10cm (4 Inches)
Planting Distance25cm (10 Inches)
Harvesting TimeJune - August
UsesBoiling, Salad

Features

Drought Resistant
Slug Resistant
Scab Resistant
Great Taste

Planting Tip

Water with seaweed solution of comfrey tea to improve the harvest.
Optional Extras
  • 200 Litres - The Chamberlain Wooden Raised Grow Bed by Lacewing™ - 100cm² (H20cm)
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Potatoes are easy to grow. Below we address some common queries:

  • Hardiness: protect potatoes from the frost.
  • Planting In Pots: suitable for growing in large pots with at least 10l capacity.
  • 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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