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  • or 3-4 potato planters.

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Rocket Seed Potatoes.

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.

Seed Potatoes now available to order for delivery from mid-January onwards.

Why not delay your Potato Order!

​Do you struggle to hold your seed potatoes in a good condition until the weather is right for planting?? With SimplySeed you are now able to order your Seed Potatoes for delivery ASAP, or during check out, select for a delayed delivery in February or March. Keep your potatoes in our temperature controlled cold store rather than struggling with them at home, and we'll deliver them on a week specified by you.

NOTE: We will hold all your order - if you want packet seeds earlier, then please place 2 separate orders. 

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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