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Postby Col » Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:42 pm

Its not been a good year for potatoes....well not on my plot.
I set :-
Formost for my earlies and they were not bad, great new spud taste.....Will set them again!
Desiree - The haulms died back very early resulting in about 5 potatoes per plant!. not impressed!
Purple Majesty - The haulms also did not last long resulting in small potatoes, which broke up, when boiled....won't be planting them again.
Setanta - I like these because they are blight resistant, and a nice tasting red potato. These had smaller than usual haulms, with smaller crop......will try again next year.
Pink Fir Apple - Great haulms, in fact, they are still alive! Very large crop off these potatoes......Will set them again next year. The only potato that looked happy with the weather.

How did your spuds do?


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