Potato

EAT THE CHIPS!!!! Chips, mash, boiled, wedges, crips, hot or cold - this tuber needs no introduction! The two main types are the Earlies and the Maincrops.

Midlands, UK

Sow Direct

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Harvest

How To Grow

Whether you chit (sprout) your potatoes is up to you. Make a trench.Earlies: plant 30 cms apartMaincrops: plant 38 cms apartCover with fine soil then replace earth carefully. Make a low ridge.

How/When To Harvesting

With Earlies, wait until the flowers open or the buds drop. Insert a fork into the ridge, well away from the haul and lift the roots forward into the trench.With Maincrops, lift the roots and let the potatoes dry for a few hours. Place them in a wooden box and store in a dark, frost-free place.Make sure to remove all potatoes from the soil to avoid problems next year.