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Solanum tuberosum 'Rocket'
First Early Potato 'Rocket' - 2 kg

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£4.99 0880000188 Category: Plants > Seed Potatoes
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Solanum tuberosum Rocket is a very early potato producing a big crop of uniform sized almost white tubers . It is extremely good when grown under polythene for a very early harvest. One of the best varieties to grow in containers or potato sacks. Ideal for boiling and salads.

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.

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Botanical name Solanum tuberosum
British nursery grown Y
Common name First Early Potato 'Rocket'
Drought resistance Moderate
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 Green
Time to maturity 1 year
Ultimate height 0.1m - 0.5m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m
Use Ideal for boiling, or in a salad
Weight 2kg net sack

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