Worlds first commercially produced potato from seed!
Supplied as plug plants
Ideal for growing in pots
Out Of Stock
Potato ‘Adessa’ is the world’s first potato grown from seed to be made available to gardeners! This early maincrop variety cuts out the need for ‘chitting’ tubers, as it is supplied directly as plug plants. Simply plant them at the same time as your other vegetable plants, and watch them grow. You can even grow them in large patio pots if space is limited.
So there’s no need to despair if you forgot to order potato tubers in the winter. You can still enjoy a good crop of oval, yellow fleshed potatoes with a great flavour. They remain firm with cooking, making them very useful in the kitchen. Height and spread: 90cm (36").
Height Up to 90cm (36in)
Spread Up to 90cm (36in)
5 jumbo plug potato plants (KB8620)
10 jumbo plug potato plants (KB8619)
Pot up Potato plug plants and grow them on in warm, frost free conditions. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, plant them out in their final containers or in well prepared open ground, in a sheltered position in full sun on moist well drained soil. Dig in plenty of well rotted manure. Plant potatoes in rows at a spacing of 30cm (12”). Rows should be set out 60cm (2’) apart.
Weed between rows and keep potato plants well watered throughout the growing season. If the risk of frost threatens, draw some soil up around the stems to protect them, or move potato bags to a frost free position in a shed or greenhouse. Early maincrop varieties can be harvested approximately 15 weeks from planting when the foliage begins to turn yellow and die back.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.
Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.
Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.
Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.
For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.
Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3
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