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Pack of 1kg potato tubers

  • enough for a 12ft row,
  • or 3-4 potato planters.

Red Duke of York Potato Seeds.

Red Duke of York is a dry mealy potato packed with flavour and does not disintegrate on boiling. An improved 'Duke of York' discovered in 1942, many major supermarkets and retailers are now stocking this potato as the best of the best in the potato world.

Winner of the RHS award of garden merit.

Culinary uses are boiling, mashing and chipping.

Year of Breeding 1942
Maturity First Early
General Comments Well worth a try, one of the few good First early reds.  
Cooking Comments Wonderful stong flavour, general purpose but best fried, roasted or mashed. Makes great crisps.  
Tuber Red skin with shallow eyes, yellow flesh, .
Blight Resistance Low
Scab Resistance Fairly High
Roasting / Frying
General Purpose
Boiling / Salad
Eelworm (PCN) Resistance Susceptible
Yearly Average Bag Counts
Count per bag depends on the previous growing season and size of the tuber grade out, below we list the average number across a count of 10 bags of this variety.
2017: 15

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Sunday, 27 December 2015  |  John

Top variety for flavour. I grow it successionally right through the season for maximum availability. I find it stores well, despite being a first early, and grows very well in pots. I can't find any better!!


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Thick skinned stars
Tuesday, 15 January 2013  |  Katrina

Large crop of uniform sized spuds. Lovely roasties ona sunday. Wouldn't have as a jacket because the skins are very thick. No disease problems - even scab was nonexistant.

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