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King Edward Potato Seed


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Pack of 1kg potato tubers

  • enough for a 12ft row,

Seed Potatoes are available to Order from the middle of December 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. 

King Edward Potatoes, digging from the allotmentKing Edward Potato Seed

King Edward is very much a floury variety. This makes King Edward a great variety for smooth creamy mash and light fluffy roast potatoes and even chips. King Edward is a traditional maincrop variety and has a white skin with very distinctive pink colouration which makes it an easy potato to identify. It has a creamy coloured flesh and a good flavour and is widely available. This seed is a Main Crop variety.

Main culinary uses are Roasting and chipping.

Year of Breeding - 1902

Maturity - Maincrop

King Edward Seed Potatoes - The best for Roast Potatoes.General Comments
Heritage general purpose potato. Probably England's best known potato. Some say King Edward is still the best roaster ever.!

Cooking Comments
Moderatley Firm. Excellent flavour and texture, King Edward is suitable for a wide range of uses.

Tuber - White with red patches, Oval.

Blight Resistance - Low

Scab Resistance - High

Roasting / Frying -​ Yes

General Purpose

Boiling / Salad

Eelworm (PCN) Resistance - Susceptible

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King Edward Potato Seed
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A real winner
Monday, 5 January 2015  |  Brian

I grew King Edward for the first time last year and had a great crop, they beat Maris Piper and Desiree

Excellent cooking and taste qualities.
Tuesday, 5 February 2013  |  Vitor

I have been growing this variety for three years, and every time i get a decent crop and good size potato.

A good taste but not the best of years!!
Saturday, 29 December 2012  |  Kate

This was our first attempt at growing this variety and we were very pleased with the taste of the small harvest we did manage to gather. However the ridiculous amount of rain this year really affected the crop and some, too near surface, became mouldy due to the boggy ground. Didn't put us off though and will try again in 2013.

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