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In a recent taste test Potato 'Setanta' was voted the best for roasting, with crisp, golden skin and buttery flesh which just melts in the mouth. High dry-matter content means this potato is also fantastic for baking, chips, and wedges. This late maincrop variety produces a high yield of medium sized, oval tubers with red skins and medium-yellow flesh. With higher drought tolerance than other varieties and good resistance to pests and diseases, including potato blight, 'Setanta' is an ideal choice for organic gardeners. Height and spread: 60cm (24").
Kitchen Garden, Patio
1 Kg Of Potato Tubers (72340)
2 Kg Of Potato Tubers (T72339P)
4 Kg Of Potato Tubers (T72386P)
Plant maincrop potatoes in March. Avoid planting in soil where potatoes have grown for two years in succession as this will increase the risk of disease. Prior to planting, set the seed potatoes out in a cool, bright position (10°C) to allow them to sprout. This process is called 'chitting'.
Prepare the planting area in a sheltered position in full sun on moist well drained soil. Dig in plenty of well rotted manure. Plant potatoes in rows at spacing of 45cm (18"). Rows should be set out 75cm (2',6") apart. Place the seed potatoes into 10cm (4") deep trenches and backfill the soil to refill the trenches. If risk of frost threatens, protect emerging shoots by drawing some soil over the top of them. Where space is limited, try growing potatoes in potato bags on the patio.
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