Potato King Edward

4 tubers

Availability: Out of stock

$5.95

Details

A large and popular variety with creamy white flesh and a light, floury texture. It rarely discolours when cooked and is great for roasting. Excellent roasting variety

How To Grow

Potatoes grow in a wide range of soils, the ideal being sandy with a high humus content. They require nitrogen so it is important to add manure and garden compost to the soil before planting. New shoots will appear in 2-3 weeks and require mounding to encourage formation of the new tubers. It also ensures they are not exposed to the sun. Straw mulch can be used to achieve this mounding and also to assist water retention. Lift potatoes when vines wilt and begin to die. Leave freshly dug tubers in the sun for a day to prevent bruising. Store spores in the dark in cool temperatures.

When To Plant

Autumn & Spring

Harvest

16-18 weeks

Soil Type

well drained

Important Note

NOT AVAILABLE TO WA OR TAS DUE TO QUARANTINE RESTRICTIONS

Our bulbs are seasonally available at leading garden retailers nationwide. Spring flowering varieties are in peak season February to June, and Summer flowering varieties and produce from June to September. Please contact your nearest garden retailer for availability.

Restricted Product - This product cannot ship to:

Tasmania, Western Australia

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