Buy King Edward Potato Seed - Maincrop.

King Edward potato seed is a high yielding medium sized oval tuber with creamy white slightly flouery flesh. Just about the most famous potato around - the classic Christmas roast potato! Well worth growing for its versatile all round cooking properties - the floury texture produces a smooth creamy mash.

KING EDWARD: A very old variety with a floury texture and creamy white flesh with a round to oval shape and smooth pale skin with pink markings. Its floury texture means it makes beautiful mash, fluffy roast potatoes and can be dry baked but is not recommended for salads or frying.

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Late maincrop maturity producing moderate yields with high numbers of tubers per plant. Good resistance to common scab, powdery scab, spraing, mild mosaic virus and slugs. Moderately susceptible to drought, foliage blight, potato virus Yo, and susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida.A floury potato (more so than PICASSO, which looks almost the same). Good boiled, mashed, baked or fried in oil. The variant RED KING EDWARD is a little more floury and for me produces higher yields; skin red which often covers the whole tuber but sometimes with white patches.SEED POTATO Red King Edward. A very rare heritage variety dating from around 1916 when it was discovered growing as a sport of King Edward. Some say it was originally named Fellside Hero by the Northumbrian grower who discovered it although others dispute this. A late main-crop variety producing moderate yields. Oval in shape the tubers of Red King Edward are medium to large in size with red.


King Edward seed potatoes are probably the most famous potato variety on the market. They have both excellent cooking and taste qualities. When cooked, King Edward potatoes rarely discolour and offer a broad range of uses. A great, solid all-round potato for home growers to enjoy.The inside of this seed potato has a deep red skin with a delicious white flesh finished with a smooth creamy texture. The potato is great for all different cooking methods making the tastiest roast potato and jacket potatoes known to be light and fluffy inside.

King Edward potatoes must be grown in a rich soil with plenty of organic matter to be a success. They will not do well on heavy, acidic or sandy soils. Their resistance to rot and scab is good, but they are susceptible to drought. King Edward Seed Potatoes Are Available To Buy From.

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Maincrop seed potatoes mature after the earlies and have a heavier crop or yield. The potatoes are usually larger. They can be planted from mid March onwards as an approximate guide depending on weather. If planted in late April the potatoes can be harvested by mid-August, and this can continue through to October.

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King Edward seed potatoes come in a 2kg net bag. Classed as a 'maincrop' seed potato.. 118710. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Email. Details. King Edward is a traditional English favourite with high yields. It is a late maincrop, a classic Christmas variety that is popular for roasting. Produces creamy white flesh, with a light floury.

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Potato King Edward VII (Maincrop Seed Potato) is a good choice for all-round use. The large white tubers are splashed with red and their creamy white flesh is of the highest quality.

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Tubers are oval, white skinned with pink eyes and creamy white flesh, which rarely discolours after cooking. With its floury taste King Edward?s are super for boiling, baking, roast, chips and mash. These King Edward Seed Potatoes come complete with 4 Planters to grow your Tubers in the garden, patio or even on your balcony!

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King Edward - One of the best-known quality potatoes. Tubers are oval, white skinned with pink eyes and creamy white flesh, which rarely discolours after cooking. Good resistance to Common Scab, Powdery Scab, Spraing, Mild Mosaic Virus, Bruising and Slugs.

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King 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.

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King Edward seed potatoes are main crop potatoes which are best planted from March to April allowing harvesting from July to October. King Edward potatoes are a very popular traditional variety with oval tubers and have attractive red splashes over the eyes, ideal for baking and roasting.

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An oval shape, red skin with white flushes and a floury texture. To retain the attractive appearance, it can be cooked with the skin on.

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Once chitted (see propagation section below), seed tubers can be planted in a drill or individual holes and earthed up as they grow. Plant early potatoes in early April, with later cultivars being planted mid-April. In northerly districts and during adverse weather, you can delay planting up to mid-May.

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