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Solanum tuberosum 'Red Duke of York'
First Early Potato 'Red Duke of York' - 2 kg

Solanum tuberosum 'Red Duke of York' First Early Potato 'Red Duke of York' - 2 kg

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RHS Award of Garden MeritBritish Grown
£4.99 0880000437 Category: Plants > Seed Potatoes
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Solanum tuberosum Red Duke of York is a heritage variety from 1942 producing large oval with deep rich red skin and pale yellow flesh that tastes delicious. A great choice for roasting, mashed, baking or chips. Still a favourite today.

Each 2kg sack contains roughly 20 - 28 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 free 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.

British Nursery Grown.

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Awards RHS Award of Garden Merit
Botanical name Solanum tuberosum
British nursery grown Y
Common name First Early Potato 'Red Duke of York'
Drought resistance N
Flower colour White
Flowering time Summer
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance N
Habit Bushy
Pack quantity 20 - 28 tubers per sack
Plant type First Early Potatoes
Season of interest Summer
Size 2 kg
Stem colour Red
Time to maturity 1 year
Ultimate height 0.1m - 0.5m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m
Use Ideal for boiling, in a salad, mashing, or roasting
Weight 2kg net sack

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