Seed Potato – King Edward

£5.99

King Edward Potatoes are a maincrop variety and is know for being traditional and high-yielding. This popular variety has attractive red splashes across its surface and is know for its excellent taste and great cooking qualities. (approximately 25 per 2 Kg)

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Seed Potato – King Edward

King Edward Potatoes are a maincrop variety and is know for being traditional and high-yielding. This popular variety has attractive red splashes across its surface and is know for its excellent taste and great cooking qualities.

Cultivation advice Seed Potato – King Edward

  • 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