Sunset – (Organic/Maincrop Variety)
A great all-rounder
With a glowing red skin, Sunset has good drought resistance and a great taste. A main crop variety, this can be harvested in Aug/Sept and will store well.
Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10
Variety: Sunset (Organic)
In the Kitchen: It is excellent for baking, roasting and mashing due to its fluffy white flesh.
Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Feb/Mar 2021 through to April/May. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.
Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground, raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted in spring. If you receive them in Feb/Mar, it is best to chit them before planting out in late March/April. If received in April/May you can plant straight away without chitting.
For earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.
When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.
*Transplants suitable for organic growing.