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Solanum tuberosum 'Arran Pilot'
First Early Potato 'Arran Pilot' - 10 tubers

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£3.99 0880000573 Category: Plants > Seed Potatoes
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Solanum tuberosum Arran Pilot is a long standing and popular variety producing white fleshed waxy potatoes, a variety with a good resistance to scab. Excellent boiled or used as a salad potato.

Pack contains 10 tubers.

First earlies and second earlies perform better producing better, healthy less diseased crops if chitted before planting. Chitting encourages strong shoots which speeds up the growth once in the ground. Place your seed spuds in an egg or seed tray in a cool, dry, frost fee location out of direct sunlight. The new shoots will appear from one end, this is the so called rose or stubs end, orientate so the rose end is pointing upwards. When Chunky chits reach approx. 25mm (1 inch), plant out in the ground or large container.

Plant outside from Mid March onwards and harvest after 10 weeks.

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Botanical name Solanum tuberosum
British nursery grown Y
Common name First Early Potato 'Arran Pilot'
Drought resistance N
Flowering time Summer
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance N
Habit Bushy
Pack quantity 10 tubers
Plant type First Early Potatoes
Season of interest Summer
Time to maturity 1 - 2 years
Ultimate height 0.1m - 0.5m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m
Use Ideal for boiling, roasting, mashing, or in a salad

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