Victorian Potato Barrel - H60cm x D43cm

Code: TE0104
Victorian Potato Barrel - H60cm x D43cm
Victorian Potato Barrel - H60cm x D43cm

"Thank you very much - arrived in time for my husband's birthday even though it had to cross the Irish Sea - another happy customer !!" - Valerie Crabtree

Grow potatoes from your own garden or patio, no matter how small it is.
It has a capacity of 80 litres for compost and is capable of harvesting up to 5 plants at a time. Simple to use with easy lift access doors so you only need to harvest what you need so you can have fresh potatoes all the time.

  • Primrose Recommends
  • Repeat harvesting possible - enjoy fresh potatoes every day
  • Rigid elegant design - sides will not bulge
  • Re-enforced with steel wires to ensure maximum stability
  • Easy access sliding doors to harvest crop.

A very clever and innovative Victorian style design in a decorative terracotta coloured finish. It is made from twinwall, frost resistant polypropylene for long life.

Featuring lift-up sides which means potatoes can be harvested a few at a time, just as they're needed, and arriving flat packed for easy home assembly - this product requires minimal assembly.

18L->50L Miracle-Gro® Expand 'n Gro Enriched Compost - Peat Free Potato Growing Kit - Save £20.00
The Potato Barrel Kit is a great way to start growing your own. Includes the potato barrel itself and the enriched compost, which when added to water will make up to 50 litres of compost.

  • Enough Compost To Fill Bag
  • Simply Add Water
  • Kit contains:

  • Potato Barrel
  • Enriched Compost
  • Potato Growing Kit Plus Potatoes -
    The complete set includes everything listed above with the addition of a pack of seeder potatoes. These traditional varieties feature excellent distinctive flavour, and are great boiled, mashed, and in salads. This complete set offers everything needed to start growing your own today.

    First Earlies Seed Potatoes


    This is the original insulated version of our potato barrel - other versions can be viewed here:

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    Dimensions:
    60cm (24") high x 43cm (17") diameter.

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    Customer Reviews
    Rating: 1/5

    "This is a dreadful product and I cannot believe how much I paid for it. It is made of horrible cheap looking plasticised cardboard."

    Reviewed Monday, 25 April 2016

    Primrose says: "Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you are disappointed with this product. This potato barrel is made using polypropylene which is frost resistant and very long lasting, we can assure you it is certainly not cardboard! However, if this potato barrel does not meet your expectations, then please contact customer services to discuss your options. "
    Rating: 4/5

    "Pretty much as I expected them to be and they work but perhaps not as sturdy as I had hoped. However we'll put them to the test in a month or two when the potatoes are ready!"

    Reviewed Thursday, 24 March 2016

    Rating: 4/5

    "easy enough to put together"

    Reviewed Tuesday, 1 March 2016

    Rating: 4/5

    "Excellent all round, especially pricing and reliable delivery"

    Reviewed Saturday, 3 October 2015

    Rating: 5/5

    "Just what I need because I rent the property"

    Reviewed Wednesday, 23 September 2015

    Rating: 4/5

    "Very prompt and helpful service."

    Reviewed Friday, 11 September 2015

    Rating: 2/5

    "The potato barrel was very difficult to assemble due to poor preparation. The central part was not very well 'scored' so it made it very difficult to assemble. The metal supports were also very difficult to fit. N"

    Reviewed Sunday, 22 March 2015

    Primrose says: "Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry to hear you struggled with assembling this potato barrel. If you have difficulties putting together a Primrose product, you can call customer services for advice."
    Rating: 4/5

    "Very pleased"

    Reviewed Friday, 20 March 2015

    Rating: 2/5

    "Very poor quality and as a result also difficult to build. Feels flimsy and not likely to last very long. Disappointing given the price I paid! I'd expect to pick up something of this quality from a discount store for less than a tenner!"

    Reviewed Wednesday, 18 March 2015

    Primrose says: "Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry you feel you paid too much for your barrel, potatoes and compost. If you are unhappy with any purchase from Primrose, you can contact customer services to discuss."
    Rating: 4/5

    "Quite tricky to put together - needs a bit of wrestling with! The tension wires were hard to fit and needed to be bent with pliers. The instructions could definitely be improved by a bigger font and diagrams, as they were hard to read, especially for an older person. Haven't grown the potatoes yet, but am hoping that it works!"

    Reviewed Monday, 9 March 2015

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