Growing your own fruit and veg is becoming increasingly popular and with modern varieties it is relatively easy even for beginners. Our varieties of seed potatoes can be planted and grown in the ground or, if you haven't got the space, we also sell reusable 'potato sacks' which can be stored in the garden or on a patio. With a wide choice of varieties available you can pick you favourite or mix and match to sample different types. Kestrel is a Second Early variety that is harvested in June or July, in addition it is an award winner that's a very smooth variety with purple eyes. Seed Potatoes supplied as Tubers.
|Mature Height||75 cm|
|Mature Spread||75 cm|
|Plant Spacing||30 cm|
|Annual Growth||75 cm|
|Planting||Plant at approx 12cm deep and approx 30cm apart.|
|Soil Type||Well drained, fertile soil is best.|
Growing at a glance…
Also suitable for growing in Potato Sacks/Bags. To grow in sacks, fill the sack with damp compost up to a third of the sack. Place seed potatoes on top and then cover with compost to half way. As plants begin to grow add more compost around them tofill up the potato sack. For a bumper pack, water when the plants flower (this is when the tubers begin to form) and feed as per instructions.Unpack immediately on arrival. Set them out rose end (where the shoots occur) uppermost in egg boxes or something similar. Keep them in a light (not sunny) frost free room and allow the shoots to develop. Once the shoots reach approx. 3 cm tall(should be after 5-6 weeks), the potatoes are ready for planting. Plant at approx 12cm deep and 30cm apart from late March.