Potato King Edward VII (Maincrop Seed Potato)

SKU: 59628

Solanum tuberosum


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Sale price£11.95

Once hugely popular and still highly regarded, this is a good choice for all-round use. The large white tubers are splashed with red and their creamy white flesh is of the highest quality.

Potatoes are one of the most rewarding vegetables to grow. There’s the nurturing process of chitting, planting and earthing-up, the anticipation of a good harvest as you dig through the soil and, of course, the unbeatable taste of fresh, home-grown, potatoes.

All potatoes (except for maincrops) will benefit from ‘chitting’ prior to planting out. The chitting process encourages the seed to sprout, which then when planted, helps them to establish more readily, leading to bigger crops. Simply place them, blunt end up, in an old egg box until the shoots are approximately 1½ to 2½cm (½ to 1in).

All of our seed potatoes are certified "Safe Haven" or equivalent status. The Safe Haven Certification Scheme provides protection for the British potato industry and its customers from bacterial ring rot and other harmful organisms like brown rot and soft rots caused by Dickeya species. The scheme ensures that all seed is only grown from Safe Haven sourced seed or nuclear stock and this helps protect against any pests and diseases which affect potato and are not found in Britain. All our customers can therefore be assured of first class quality seed potatoes for their gardens and allotments.


Potatoes are delivered in the following:

- 1kg: approx 8-14 tubers

- 2.5kg: approx 20-35 tubers

- 5kg: approx 40-70 tubers


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Potato King Edward VII (Maincrop Seed Potato)

Potato King Edward VII (Maincrop Seed Potato) is a good choice for all-round use. The large white tubers are splashed with red and their creamy white flesh is of the highest quality. Potatoes are one of the most rewarding vegetables to grow.

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