2kg 'Kestrel' Seed Potatoes | Second Early

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2kg 'Kestrel' Seed Potatoes | Second Early

2kg "Kestrel" Seed Potatoes

Rated as one of the best tasting potato varieties, the solanum tuberosum Kestrel potato are easily recognised by the distinctive purple eyes on their yellowish skins. A good all-rounder in the kitchen, the Kestrel can be used in a variety of potato dishes, and is particularly good for roasting and making chips as their flesh does not absorb a lot of fat. These potatoes have a good resistance to slugs, eelworm, and blackleg.

Variety Information

Size2kg Bag
TypeSecond Early
HardinessProtect tubers from frost
Planting TimeApril - May
Planting Depth10cm (4 Inches)
Planting Distance25cm (10 Inches)
Harvesting TimeJuly - September
UsesBoiling, Salad, Mashing, Roasting, Chips

Features

Good Yield
Excellent Taste
Distinctive Look
Pest Resistant

Planting Tip

Plant in a sheltered position in full sun.
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 the 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 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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