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Potato Desiree 1kg

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Desiree Maincrop Seed Potato

Desiree is an excellent early maincrop variety with good storage qualities. It produces large oval shaped red skinned tubers, which are ready to lift in 16 - 22 weeks after planting. Safe Haven Certified quality Scottish Seed Potato.

Open pack upon arrival and lay the poatotes in a single layer on cardboard or paper in a cool, dark, well ventilated and dry place to prevent sweating and chitting.

Many chefs favourite as desiree is one of the best for roasting. Desiree potato is a versatile, quite waxy potato and it is firm and holds shape well so it is useful for all methods of cooking but for roasting is the best variety. This potato is a good all-rounder and make great roasties, chips and mash.

Desiree has excellent drought tolerance and that is why it is brilliant to grow at the allotment where watering can be a challange. Resistant to potato virus Y and powdery scab.

Plant in March - April.

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