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Pack of 1kg potato tubers

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

Rocket Potato Seed.

Rocket seed potatoes when first released were the quickest bulking of all early potatoes. The ability to grow large crops of uniformed round tubers has made it very popular, and it was considered to be one of the better exhibition potatoes.

Rocket is a good potato for container or bag growing. However is is grown, lifting before full maturity is recommended to avoid cracking of the tubers.It has good disease resistance to blackleg, common scab, and spraing

Main culinary uses are early boiling and salads.

Year of Breeding 1987
Maturity First Early
General Comments Quickest bulking, ability to grow large crops of uniformed round tubers has made it very popular. Good container variety
Cooking Comments A good mild flavour and suitable for salads and boiling. Firm with no discolouration during cooking
Tuber White fleshed and skinned with shallow eyes. Round
Blight Resistance Low
Scab Resistance Moderate
Roasting / Frying
General Purpose
Boiling / Salad
Eelworm (PCN) Resistance Resistant
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: 16

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Saturday, 23 February 2013  |  Mrs

I grew these First Earlies last year.
They grew really quickly and provided our family with copious amounts of very tasty new potatoes. I left a few plants in and was still diving nice larger potatoes in early july. Going to order some more for 2013.

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