Potatoes - Chieftain, Gem Russet & Yukon Gold Organic (Seed Potatoes)

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Chieftain, Gem Russet & Sieglinde Organic certified seed potatoes. 1.5kg

CHIEFTAIN

  • 30mm-80mm
  • Early to Mid Season Harvest
  • Good Yielding Variety
  • Ideal for boiling and baking

GEM RUSSET

  • 30mm-70mm
  • Mid to Late Season Harvest
  • High Yielding Variety
  • Ideal for boiling, French frying and baking

SIEGLINDE

  • 30mm-80mm
  • Early Season Harvest
  • High Yielding Variety
  • Ideal for boiling and baking

Planting Instructions:

  • Grow potatoes in a full sun area in well-drained, sandy soil.
  • Avoid planting potatoes in the same spot every year.
  • 3-4 weeks before planting, place potatoes in a bright frost free area to sprout. 
  • Plant sprouted potatoes in rows 6” deep and 12” apart. Rows should be 24” apart. 
  • In mid-July hill the potatoes to protect he growing tubers from greening. 
  • Harvest potatoes when the tubers have reached a usable size or the tops have died down. 
  • Mature potatoes should be left in the ground 1-2 weeks allowing the skins to properly set which will increase their storage ability.