First Earlies

First earlies produce lovely, small new potatoes. You can plant them between late February and May (weather dependent) and harvest them about 10-12 weeks afterwards.

  • colleen

    Colleen (Organic/First Early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Good resistance to diseases
    A great all round Irish potato with yellow flesh and skin and has a good disease resistance.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Colleen (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety of potato is excellent for boiling and frying.

    Can be delivered from: February onwards

     


  • red-duke-of-york

    Red Duke of York (Organic/First Early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A great all rounder
    This heritage variety dates back to 1942. It produces red thick skinned tubers with soft fluffy yellow flesh of wonderful strong flavour.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Red Duke of York (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Great all-rounder, these can be roasted, mashed, baked or used for making chips.

    Can be delivered from: February onwards


  • Home Guard

    Home Guard (Heritage/First Early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A superior potato well known for their early lifting ability
    Introduced in 1942, Home Guard was the main potato during the Second World War. This variety produces short, oval white skinned tubers of excellent flavour and beautiful firm creamy flesh. High yielding and very good scab resistance.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Home Guard

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: The perfect potato for boiling, steaming and baking.

    Can be delivered from: February onwards.

     


  • Lady Christl

    Lady Christl (Heritage/First Early Variety)

    £4.99

  • Rocket Potato

    Rocket (First Early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    The earliest early!
    Attractive and uniform almost round tubers with white flesh and skin. This variety will produce a heavy crop of delicious ‘new baby potatoes’. Good all round disease resistance including golden eelworm.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Rocket

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety is best for boiling and used in salads.

    Can be delivered from: February onwards.

     


  • Orla

    Orla (Organic/First Early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Well suited to organic growing
    This variety is well suited to organic growing due to its blight and disease resistance. This yellow skinned beauty has supreme flavour and texture.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Orla (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Good for boiling and roasting.

    Can be delivered from: February onwards.