Seed Potato – Duke of York

£5.99

Duke of York is a first early heritage variety which have a rich flavour and a light yellow skin. It is low growing so is ideal for a windy garden. This variety can be harvested early for new potatoes or left to develop for general purpose. (approximately 25 per 2 Kg)

  • Size: 2 kg

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Seed Potato – Duke of York

Duke of York is a first early heritage variety which have a rich flavour and a light yellow skin. It is low growing so is ideal for a windy garden. This variety can be harvested early for new potatoes or left to develop for general purpose.

Cultivation advice Seed Potato – Duke of York

  • After receiving the potatoes, lay the out into shallow boxes or trays and store in a cool area away from frost.
  • Two weeks before you plant your potatoes, move them into a light area which is around 10 degrees Celsius so that a strong sprout is produced.
  • The potatoes can turn green when exposed to light but this is normal.
  • Plant the seed potatoes in drills that are around 70cm apart in each row.
  • The potatoes should be planted 30-35cm apart from each other.
  • Make sure the eyes are facing upwards and planted at a depth of 10-15cm.
  • Ideal soil conditions for potatoes are sandy loam soils.
  • Plant: March – April
  • Harvest: July – September
  • Planting Depth: 10-15cm
  • Spacing: 30 – 35cm