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POTATO Desiree

POTATO Desiree

Regular price £2.49 GBP
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Desiree seed potatoes are renowned for their exceptional taste, versatility, and reliable performance. This red-skinned, waxy-fleshed variety is a favourite among gardeners and chefs alike, that not only tastes amazing but also adds a pop of colour to your garden and dining table.

Key Features:
• Very popular Main Crop variety
• Drought resistant, high-yielding popular red potato
• Perfect for Boil, Bake, Mash, Chip & Roast
• Harvest: September/October

• Plant in well-draining soil with good sunlight as soon as the risk of frosts have passed (March – May)
• Raise shallow ridges 60cm/24” apart and plant the seed potatoes into the ridges at 12cm/5” deep and 22cm/9” apart
• If the potatoes have been chitted, be careful not to damage the chits
• When the plants are at about 20cm/8” tall, draw soil up around the lower leaves
• Water consistently and monitor for pests as needed.
• Harvest when the foliage turns yellow, indicating maturity.

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